Of significant local importance the chapel had fallen into disrepair having stood empty for nearly 60 years. Southend Borough Council recognising the architectural value of the Chapel contracted with Beardwell Construction to regenerate the Chapel blending traditional building techniques with modern sustainable construction techniques returning the building back to the local community.

The structure of the building underwent a complete overhaul. Both roofs were completely renewed with bespoke timber scissor trusses and finished with new welsh slate; the stonework and tracery was lovingly refurbished and or replaced and the existing bell tower was completely rebuilt to the same exacting detail.

The installation of photovoltaic cells, an air source heat pump, rainwater harvester, zoned regulated ventilation, a bio tank, high frequency and LED lighting, triple glazed curtain walling and a BMS monitoring system brings the building into the 21st Century with the building achieving an energy efficiency ‘A’ rating and annual energy costs not exceeding £200. Let on a 20 year lease local school children and charity organisations regularly use the facility. The North Wing provides a meeting/training room and the South Wing having had ‘state of the art’ computer technology installed provides a modern office facility with interactive presentation boards. The Project has been recognised for its success at both local and National level.

Let on a 20 year lease local school children and charity organisations regularly use the facility. The North Wing provides a meeting/training room and the South Wing having had ‘state of the art’ computer technology installed provides a modern office facility with interactive presentation boards. The Project has been recognised for its success at both local and National level.

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