Wednesday, 7 December 2016

Heritage Group Minutes

Heritage Group Minutes for November are now available on line. At our December meeting we discussed 'Call My Bluff Antiques Evening' on 3rd February at the Parish Hall - should be fun!

Wednesday, 9 November 2016

Heritage Project Meeting Minutes

Minutes of our October meeting now on line. We were interested to learn of a bronze age flint axe head found near Worlington that originated in Denmark - how did it get here all those years ago?

Saturday, 5 November 2016

Updated EWPH.UK web site

Steve Baber and myself have taken on board the feedback on navigating the original web site as well as focusing the site content on the Heritage Project work and have revised the way we organise the pages. We now have main topic areas accessed via buttons on the right hand side of the front page to take take you to summary pages of what is in those topics. Take a look at and let us know what you think (there is a contact form on the menu bar).

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Heritage Project Meeting Minutes

Heritage Project Minutes of the meeting held on 6th September 2016 available for you to see.

Monday, 12 September 2016

Tuesday, 2 August 2016

Heritage Project Meeting Minutes 6th June 2016

Minutes of our meeting on 6th June 2016 now on line.  Even though the building work to the main part of the hall is completed, we still have tasks to do which are linked to our successful Heritage bid.

Friday, 10 June 2016

Heritage Project Meeting Minutes 9th May 2016

Minutes of our May meeting now available to see how we're doing.  What a wonderful event on the 4th June!

Sunday, 22 May 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 20th May 2016

We are now on the final weeks of work to complete this phase of the conservation and improvement work at the Hall.
Graham Haydon's team have been at the Hall adding the stairs that will allow people to get onto the stage and also into the kitchen.
Dart Electrics added the lighting fittings and completed the electrical work at the Hall.
Richard Slee's team has added the skirting board.
We still wait for the glazing to be installed in the door.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 13th May 2016

This week the main focus has been on laying the Junckers floor. The floor has been laid by Moran and Sons Flooring Ltd from Bristol.  Dave the craftsman laying the floor has done a brilliant job.

Thursday, 12 May 2016

Trustees Meeting - 12 May 2016

The Trustees held their bi-monthly meeting on Thursday evening and were delighted to receive the update of the Parish Hall Conservation Project. The Conservation work is part of our Heritage Project and this element is now close to completion. The Trustees were keen to recognise the contribution of every person and organisation that had contributed to enable the project to be undertaken and achieve such brilliant results. Our Worlington Heritage Group is a Sub-Group of our Trustees and is leading and working on all aspects of the project including the research, learning and digital outputs. Minutes of the monthly meeting of this group can be found at

The Trustees look forward to the Grand Opening event on 3rd June 2016. Her Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant David Fursdon will perform the official re-opening of the building, which will provide a key venue and facility for our community as a Community Hub and Heritage Learning Centre

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

EWPH – Heritage Group Meeting - April 2016

The minutes of our Group's last meeting in April are on line should you wish to see how we're getting on.

Friday, 6 May 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 6th May 2016

This week the oak glazed doors have been sealed with a thin protective sealant. The joiner has been working in the Hall to finish the stage detail and create the under-stage storage area. Richard Frost our Master Thatcher has finished the thatching of roof.

Friday, 29 April 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 29th April 2016

This week the electrician has been on site adding example lighting to the Hall so that its possible to make a choice about the lighting solution. The plumber finished off adding the radiators in the toilets and also connected the hot water supply to the sinks. Graham Haydon's team were on site and hung the large oak doors that will be glazed. The Parish Hall Committee met at the Hall on Friday evening to decide on the lighting solution and to agree the direction of the wooden flooring that is planned to be installed within two weeks.

Friday, 22 April 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 22nd April 2016

This week Richard Frost, our Master Thatcher, has reached the ridge. The plasterwork around the new glazed door frame has been completed. The walls have been decorated in lime-wash with a parchment tone. The electrician has been on site and has started to fit the electrical sockets and light switches, and the down-lighters over the stage have been installed. The wall panelling has been painted and is near completion. On Monday we held our Project Finance Team meeting to review our expenditure and budgets. We remain on target to complete within budget and will now need to apply to Heritage Lottery for the second instalment of their grant. On Thursday we held our weekly Project Team meeting to monitor progress and plan the next phase of work.

Friday, 15 April 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 15th April 2016

This week progress with the thatching continues as the thatcher reaches the top of the roof. Inside work has been undertaken to prepare for fixing of the light fittings. The walls of the Hall are being decorated using lime wash in a parchment tone. Graham Haydon's team have been on site and fitted the oak door frame that will support the glazed door in front of the old barn door. They also fitted the rails on the stage gallery.

Tuesday, 12 April 2016

Heritage Minutes and past local information

Minutes of our February meeting now available on line.

Did you know that its believed most of the cottages in West Worlington were orignally Estate workers cottages?

Friday, 8 April 2016

Conservation and Improvement Project - Week Ending 08th April 2016

This week the focus is on inside repairs and preparation for decorating.
The cracks in the wall and the channels for cabling have been re-plastered. Rotten wood on the window has been removed and new timber spliced into the frame. The old barn door has had woodworm treatment. The ceiling above the stage has been plastered.