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St Philip's

Grassroots Centre at

St Philips

Leeds Road



Phone: 01282 877 640

Fax: 01282 788 661

Mobile: 07500 828868


Manager: Suzanne Waddicor



Part of the Diocese of Blackburn, St Philips Church is a remarkable building in the residential heart of Nelson. We are well placed on a main road with easy access by car or public transport, and parking is available on roads surrounding the building. It has disabled access

The Church comprises of:


Office space used by Staff

Office space currently licensed to other agencies

Community Hall 1

State of the Art Catering Kitchen

Meeting and interview/counselling rooms

Therapy Room

Community Hall 2

Altar and seating area

St Philip's Main Building


Project's Aims and Objectives

To create change and to provide better employability and opportunities in life to the local community and their families

To develop and influence activities creating a stronger, more cohesive community

To work together to reduce isolation, improve resident participation and improve the surrounding environment

To increase the community’s health and well-being giving access and enjoyment with healthy activities around food and exercise


Examples of our activities

ICT Suite with Wireless Internet

Careers Advice and Guidance Sessions

Healthy Lunches

I.T. Classes

Employability Support

Exercise Classes

Anxiety and Depression Support and Counselling

Basic Skills Programmes that include English and Maths (leading to accreditation)

Rainbows, Brownies and Guides

Volunteering Opportunities with Training


main hall


Room Hire and Conference Facility

We offer conferencing facilities with halls, a state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, meeting and office space of a very high standard at competitive rates. There is also a fully equipped outdoor play area


Partners and Associates

Bootstrap Enterprises


Early Break

Grassroots Supervised Child Contact

Job Centre Plus


Lancashire Adult Learning

Nelson & Colne College

Pendle Community Network

Pendle Borough Council

Pendle Youth Orchestra

Pendle Group

The Women’s Centre

meeting room


Funders and Recognition

Thank you to the continued support from the Henry Smith Charity we have been able to continue to develop the work, life and mission of the Diocese in this area

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