In Chelmsford Diocese there are many such regeneration areas – notably in the London Boroughs and the Thames Gateway but also in Colchester, Harwich and elsewhere.
There are also plans for large new housing developments in many places across the whole diocese.
The link below gives information about the new housing planned in the Local Authorities in Chelmsford Diocese.
The gallery has pictures of some of the regeneration projects and larger new housing areas from around the diocese.
Church in New Housing Areas
This is an external link to the Churches Together in England New Housing Areas page, where there are resources for the church and new housing, planning information and stories from projects around the country.
National Estate Church Network
This is an external link to the National Estate Church Network website.
The local contact in Chelmsford Diocese for estates ministry is Revd Darren McIndoe.
Church Urban Fund Poverty Look Up Tool.
This is an external link to the Church Urban Fund Poverty Look Up Tool. Find out the level of poverty in your parish and how this compares with other parishes locally and nationally.
Click on the links below to download the information.
Click on the links below to download the reports.
January 2007 - Inspiring Communities
For more information:
Carol Richards Planning Research Officer: New & Existing Christian Communities