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Press Release: Historic Mental Health Care Gives Voice to Unique New Work

£1.3m National Lottery grant awarded to Chichester’s fascinating Graylingwell Park Chapel conversion Chichester Community Development Trust (CCDT) has been successful in its bid to receive a National Lottery Heritage Fund grant of £1.3 million to develop and return Graylingwell Chapel to life. A century old site that played a key role in pioneering mental health […]

Community engagement in design: The story of Graylingwell Chapel

Graylingell Chapel is a building with a rich history, currently under the custodianship of Chichester Community Development Trust. The film tells the story of how the development of the Chapel started, and how the community engagement process was organised to ensure that the plans take into consideration the needs and aspirations of the local community. […]

Press release: Permission granted to transform a key Chichester heritage site

An inspirational project designed to bring members of Chichester’s community together in their shared history and communal future has moved an important step closer to completion.  Chichester District Council has granted Chichester Community Development Trust (CCDT) planning permission to convert the beautiful Graylingwell Chapel, previously part of the Graylingwell Hospital, into a multi-purpose heritage activity […]

Press Release: £142,900 first round pass – development grant from Heritage Lottery Fund

Chichester Community Development Trust has received initial support* from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for the Heritage at the Heart of Graylingwell project, it was announced today. Made possible by National Lottery players, the project aims to renovate and repurpose Graylingwell Chapel into a warm, inviting, building that will tell the story of Graylingwell and […]

Wake up and smell the coffee!

By Mike Pickering, Graylingwell Park resident Once formalities to transfer ownership of Graylingwell chapel are complete work will start in earnest to deliver a community hub that truly reflects the size and diversity of the Graylingwell community. Respectable community facilities have been a long time in coming. It is six years since I moved to […]
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