Church Centre

New Church Building

The dream has become a reality: a Church Centre, all on one site, that is open, visible and welcoming – all that we believe God wants us to be.
 
 
 
 
 

Building Progress

The building of a new Church Centre at Burlington Baptist Church, Ipswich is completed. In the Winter of 2008, the Church Centre was officially opened, many rooms are in full use with just a few rooms requiring final fitting. Check these pages for the latest news and pictures (which will be towards the top of the page). Click the images to see a larger picture.

Please see here for parking arrangements

Progress

Information and plans | Summer 2006 | Autumn 2006 | Winter 2006/07 | Spring 2007 | Summer 2007 Autumn 2007 Winter 2007/08 

March 2008

Church Centre conference table Church Centre conference table

Top floor furniture Top floor furniture

February 2008

Foyer furnished with sofas and chairs Foyer furnished with sofas and chairs

Cutting the ribbon at the commissioning service - photograph courtesy Evening Star Cutting the ribbon at the commissioning service

Mayor with Senior Minister Simon Harris (centre) and site foreman (right) Mayor with Senior Minister Simon Harris (centre) and site foreman (right)

Church Centre opening party on the patio Church Centre opening party on the patio

Church Centre opening party in the main ground floor room Church Centre opening party in the main ground floor room

Church Centre opening party barbeque Church Centre opening party barbeque

January 2008

Aerial view of Church and Church Centre - courtesy Bee Seen Photography [beeseen.co.uk] Aerial view of Church and Church Centre

Aerial view of Church and Church Centre - courtesy Bee Seen Photography [beeseen.co.uk] Aerial view of Church and Church Centre

Church and Church Centre Church and Church Centre

December 2007

Welcome area on the open Sunday Welcome area on the open Sunday

Drinks served from the kitchen Drinks served from the kitchen

Hand over, keys to the Church Hand over, keys to the Church

Hand over in the new Welcome Area Hand over in the new Welcome Area

Hand over at the front door to the Church Centre Hand over at the front door to the Church Centre

View of the Church and new Church Centre View of the Church and new Church Centre

Front View and car park Front view and car park

Front of church showing parking spaces Front of church showing parking spaces

Second Floor Hall Second floor hall

First floor meeting room First floor meeting room

First floor hall First floor hall

Main stairs and lift Main stairs and lift

Welcome area Welcome area

Ground floor hall Ground floor hall

Kitchen ready for fitting out Kitchen ready for fitting out

November 2007

Preparation for drop curb and parking at front of Church Preparation for drop curb and parking at front of Church

Top floor room carpeted Top floor room carpeted

First floor hall showing partition First floor hall showing partition

Middle floor hall carpeted First floor hall carpeted

Ground floor hall carpeted Ground floor hall carpeted

Top Floor Painted Top Floor Painted

Middle floor meeting room painted Fisrst floor meeting room

Ground floor meeting room painted Ground floor meeting room

Exterior from the back Exterior from the back

October 2007

Electricity is connected Electricity is connected

Prayer corner window from Annexe Prayer corner window from the new welcome area

Annexe entrance door  Entrance door from Annexe to the Church

The Lobby The Lobby

Top floor completed Top floor completed

Stair well ready for the Lift Stair well ready for the Lift

September 2007

First floor store room First floor store room

First floor painted First floor painted showing doors to fire escape and store

Ground floor kitchen hatch Ground floor kitchen hatch

August 2007

Completed Exterior Completed Exterior

Ground floor under-floor heating Ground floor under-floor heating

Breaking through Breaking through to the Church

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