Our Campaign goes national !

Following the issue of the latest Press Release on the Old Deanery, the big question about the responsibility of the Church and Charities generally to take account of community values over the highest bid has been raised to a national level with articles in The Guardian and The Church Times, and in discussion on BBC … Read more

Latest Position

The Diocese (the seller) is in negotiations with a new mysterious private bidder who is apparently offering to pay more than the increased community bid. The Diocese has indicated its preference for this new bid over ours. They hold out the hope that the new bidder is planning a community element to the Old Deanery’s … Read more

Our Campaign goes national !

An article in the September issue of the well regarded monthly national magazine,’Country Life’, highlights our campaign. It describes the Old Deanery as “one of the most important grand residential buildings of the fifteenth century to survive in Britain”. You may well wonder how the Diocese could even consider selling it to a private buyer … Read more

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