Gutter Clear
making it easy to maintain Churches in the Diocese of Gloucester

More Information, Contacts and Links

More Information

For more detailed information about the GutterClear scheme, download the Information Pack.


The contact for GutterClear at the Diocese of Gloucester is:

Adam Klups
Church House,
College Green

Phone: 01452 835567

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The contact for GutterClear at Maintain our Heritage is:

George Allan
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New – Grants for Maintenance

The National Churches Trust has just announced a new grant scheme for maintenance work, in association with the Pilgrim Trust.  There will be several rounds of applications a year.  Full details are available by following this link.


Here is a list of helpful web sites concerning many aspects of the care and maintenance of historic buildings, including churches.

Maintain our Heritage
A not-for-profit group of conservationists who campaign for higher standards of maintenance of historic buildings.

A comprehensive site offering guidance on the care of churches.

The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings
SPAB offers advice to historic building owners, ran the “Faith in Maintenance” course for volunteers involved in the care of places of worship and promotes National Maintenance Week. This is a link to the legacy web site of the church Maintenance Co-operatives, which ended in March 2017.

The Ecclesiastical Architects & Surveyors Association
The Association promotes good standards of design and repair of all ecclesiastical buildings.

The Diocese of London Gutter Maintenance Scheme
This scheme started in 2006 and now operates throughout the Diocese.

Historic England’s guide to good maintenance practice.

The Diocese of St Edmonsbury & Ipswich’s “Elix” Maintenance Scheme Leaflet.

The National Churches Trust’s Yorkshire Maintenance Project

The Diocese of Chelmsford Gutter Maintenance Scheme