Future of Welsh chapels debated

In early October a short debate was held in the Welsh Assembly on the future of chapel buildings in Wales. The country currently has a large excess of chapels and their upkeep falls to increasingly elderly and shrinking congregations. The Minister for Economy, Science & Transport referred to a strategic action plan currently being developed in consultation Cadw, and noted that Historic Environment (Wales) aims to introduce heritage partnership agreements to allow groups responsible for listed chapels to develop long-term management plans.

The Law & Religion UK website has a useful summary.

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