The Lighthouse Project has a vision to repair and restore the 1862 St Michael’s Church building in Byker. Once restored the church can be a place of worship, friendship and aspiration in the community as well as being a place of significant heritage.
After many years of the building not being in a usable state we have a desire to make this iconic building an inviting and flexible space that can be used for a variety of purposes.
The first stage of the project will be urgent repairs to the Church Roof and gutters as well as restoring the First and Second World War memorials in the Church. Thanks to a generous development grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund we were able to carry out extensive surveys of the building last year. In the summer of 2018 we plan to carry out the repairs and restoration, and have a community engagement project and street party for the centenary of the end of the First World War.
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