May 21 2013 Latest news:
Lee-Ann Richards, Reporter
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Residents will get the chance to explore Upminster Old Chapel for the first time in 20 years.
The chapel will be opening its doors to the public on a grand opening weekend on Saturday March 23 and Sunday March 24.
The chapel was built in 1800 and is one of the few buildings to survive from this period in Upminster’s history.
The former place of worship, has been restored thanks to a Heritage Lottery Grant of £670,800 and £414, 632 from its owners Sacred Heart of Mary Girls’ School.
The chapel is set to be officially opened on March 18 by MP Angela Watkinson, it will then be open to the public on every first and third weekend of the month from April to October.