St Nicholas' Chapel Kings Lynn
St Nicholas' Chapel Kings Lynn

The St Nicholas' Chapel Project Urgent and essential work is now needed both inside and outside the Chapel that will cost over £2.7 million to complete.

The Churches Conservation Trust and Friends of St Nicholas' Chapel have together managed to raise a minimum of £210,000 thereby securing a grant of £2.3 million from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) allowing the restoration to proceed.

The funding will now enable us to:

  • Re-roof the chapel, preserving the endangered carved angels sheltering beneath it;
  • Install kitchenette and toilet facilities allowing us to run more events;
  • Develop new visitor information to allow the fascinating stories and historyof St Nicholas' to live on for future generations.

For over 600 years St Nicholas' chapel has enriched the lives of the people of King's Lynn and Norfolk. People have worshipped here for centuries. National and international visitors are drawn to the wonderful carved angels high up in the 15th-century timber roof, the dazzling stained glass and the history contained within its walls. The building is a unique venue for music and the arts, as well as a quiet place for the local community and visitors to enjoy.

Follow the link to view the St Nicholas Fund Raising Restoration Video (Enter Access Code: cct): http://vimeo.com/41347012

St Nicholas' is stunning - its history and architecture took my breath away when I first visited. Fund raising continues and the chapel had more than 13,000 visitors last year; if every visitor gave just £15 it would enable us to keep this beautiful building open for the community. Please help us and donate today.

"St Nicholas has stood at the heart of our community for centuries. It has played host to many celebrations and important events. However, we need to help fundraise, as previous generations have done, to secure its future and I know the people of King's Lynn and West Norfolk will give what they can to this most precious community asset."

Councillor Colin Sampson, Mayor of King's Lynn and West Norfolk