Bell Restoration Fund


Below are links to application form for the Chester DG Bell Restoration Fund, the separate Training Fund, various grant-making bodies and some bellhangers and founders.  The links are not in any particular order, nor are they exhaustive.  The Guild BRO would appreciate being informed of any missing businesses/trusts and any broken links at

It is strongly advised to have a discussion with your Branch BRF Representative when you are considering work; the BRF team are here to help signpost you and offer impartial advice.

Chester Diocesan Guild Bell Restoration Fund

Potential Sources of Grants

Bellhangers and Founders

John Taylor & Co. (Loughborough, Leicestershire)

Matthew Higby & Co (Bath, Somerset)

Nicholson Engineering Ltd (Bridport, Dorset)

TLB Services (Newark, Nottinghamshire)

Westley Bells (Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire)

Whites of Appleton (Abingdon, Oxfordshire)

Churches considering applying for grants from the BRF are advised that at least two quotations are required per application, with three being recommended, especially for more complex and/or expensive projects.

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