Lochwinnoch Parish Church

Our grade A listed, irregular octagon church with a faceted spire was built in 1806-8 and closed in Easter 2020. Church of Scotland own the church and church hall, they have decided not to put it on the open market as long as people are working towards some community use.

On the10th February we held a formal community consultation in the McKillop institute to gather your suggestions on how to make best use of this wonderful building. We are now waiting for the report setting our your ideas, and general concerns, should we be able to acquire it from the Church of Scotland.

Our initial consultation was funded by the Architectural Heritage Fund.     

The various surveys that we have required to assess the condition of the building and the scope of the work required to repair the fabric of the building have been supported by the  

We have decided to meet monthly and have as much support and advice as possible from government, church bodies and others who have successfully converted church buildings in other communities. We are keeping each other informed via a WhatsApp group about useful lectures and meeting to attend.