St Johns Church, Godley

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St Johns Church has recently become redundant and is now offered for sale requiring restoration and providing tremendous potential for a wide range of uses.

Constructed of stone with a slated roof, the Church has retained much of it's original charm and character together with original features and is Grade II listed being of historic and/or architectural importance. It is situated in a predominantly residential location with Hyde centre being only a short distance away and the motorway network thereafter being close to hand providing ease of access to the M60 and Manchester International Airport.

Internally, the Church retains many period features together with many of the fixtures and fittings associated with a Church and comprises:- Reception area, Nave, a raised Chancel with an organ chamber to the side and there is also a Vestry. It is understood that the boiler room is in a cellar which has not been inspected. Externally, the property is approached via a concrete path which surrounds the property and is the boundary of area available for sale with the possibility of a small area being included to the North West corner of the church building.

Prospective purchasers will be required to accompany any offer with information explaining their proposed future use of the property together with proof that funding to cover the purchase price and any necessary works of repair and conversion is available.


Restrictive covenants and Pastoral (Church Buildings Disposal) Scheme

Restrictive covenants will be included in the transfer of the property to ensure that the approved development is carried forward. Further details of these are available from the agents.

A closed Church of England church is sold under special legal provision - a Pastoral (Church Buildings Disposal) Scheme is the legal document empowering the Church Commissioners to sell a closed church for a specific use. The sale of the church would, therefore, be subject to the making of such a scheme following public consultation. Further details about the procedures involved may be found on the Commissioners' web-site at

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