Places of Worship Forum

A forum for those pursuing the conservation and sustainable future of historic places of worship.


Sophie Andreae - Chair

Greg Pickup - The Churches Conservation Trust
Joanne Balmforth - The Methodist Church
Trevor Cooper - Historic Religious Buildings Alliance
Frank Cranmer - Churches' Legislation Advisory Service
Emily Gee - Director, Cathedral and Church Buildings Department, Church of England
Helen Gray - Director, Benefact Trust
Ingrid Greenhow - Religious Society of Friends
James Mather - United Reformed Church
Clare Price - Joint Committee of the National Amenity Societies
Shahed Saleem - Architect
Jamil Sherif - Muslim Council of Britain
Catherine Townsend - The National Churches Trust
Amanda Feather - National Lottery Heritage Fund
Dawn Waterman - Board of Deputies of British Jews
Sue Wilkinson - Commissioner of Historic England

Meeting dates

2024: 23 January, 8 May, 17 October

Meeting agenda and public papers (including the public minutes) are available on request from the Commission Governance Team.