The Horton Chapel Project is seeking expressions of interest from firms to join the tendering process for the main construction contract. Interested parties will need to be able to demonstrate a proven track record in delivering on major projects involving public Grade II listed buildings. Click here to fill in the expression of interest form.
We are delighted to announce that our plan to rescue Horton Chapel and turn it into a thriving arts hub has become a reality thanks to a major capital grant made possible by National Lottery players. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded us a grant of £1.44 million, which means that work can now […]
Councillors on Epsom & Ewell Borough Council’s planning committee have voted unanimously to approve planning and listed building consent for the renovation and refurbishment of Horton Chapel. Following a short address by Horton Chapel Project chairman Ian Reeves in the March meeting, many councillors spoke to express their excitement at the plans developed by Horton […]
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society has been awarded a £15,000 community business grant by Power to Change, the independent trust supporting community businesses in England, for the transformation of Epsom’s disused Horton Chapel. The grant will pay for crucial expert reports, design services and technical specifications that will enable the historic listed building to […]
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society has submitted a planning application to Epsom & Ewell Borough Council for the renovation and refurbishment of Horton Chapel. Application number 17/01379/LBA describes the ‘refurbishment and conversion of existing Grade II Listed Chapel,’ including flexible spaces for: performance, creative learning, café, exhibition; a new glazed entrance canopy; a small […]
Our plan to rescue Epsom’s Horton Chapel and turn it into a thriving arts hub has taken a huge stride forward thanks to a major grant made possible by National Lottery players. The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) has awarded us development funding of £300,000 to progress our plans to transform the vacant historic building. Thanks […]
Our committee member Kirstie Arnould appeared on BBC Radio Surrey’s breakfast show to discuss local oral history project Keeping Us In Mind. Kirstie is managing the project, which is a joint venture between mental health charity Love Me Love My Mind, Bourne Hall Museum in Ewell, and Surrey History Centre. You can listen below to her […]
Very few members of the Epsom & Ewell community have had the opportunity to see inside Horton Chapel – as it has been locked up since the mid 1990s. So we’ve put together this 360 degree interactive video in which local resident Mike Sherman talks to Sky Sports News presenter and a founding trustee , […]
Click here to see our December newsletter – with updates on our backing from Epsom & Ewell Borough Council, our successful application to the Architectural Heritage Fund and more.
Horton Chapel Arts & Heritage Society (HCAHS) has been awarded a Project Development Grant of £25,000 by the Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF). The grant will cover some of the development costs to convert Epsom’s Grade II-listed Horton Chapel into a new arts and heritage centre, taking the project closer towards the start of work on […]