Providence Chapel is owned and managed by a charitable trust, which operates as a company limited by guarantee. The trustees/directors are all local Charlwood residents who manage the Chapel for the benefit of the local community. The Trustees/Directors receive no remuneration for their involvement in the Chapel.

The Trust relies on charitable donations and income from any bookings of the Chapel for events, groups, etc. to pay for on-going maintenance and running expenses in preserving this unique building.

The trustees are indebted to the following organisations and individuals who have made significant donations or grants to the Chapel's renovation and upkeep - 

Architectural Heritage Fund 

Charlwood Parish Council 

Gatwick Airport Ltd

Gatwick Airport Community Trust

National Lottery Heritage Fund

Surrey County Council Member's Allocation ( Councillor Helyn Clack instrumental in this grant)

Surrey Historic Buildings Trust 


We welcome donations from those interested in the Chapel. Donations can be made:
ONLINE: by going to the CAF (Charities Aid Foundation) link below & click there to be taken to the secure portal to donate
BY POST: cheques made payable to
"The Providence Chapel Charlwood Trust Ltd" and addressed to; Trust Administrator, Sharon Thorne, 2 Mores Cottages, Swan Lane, Charlwood, Horley, Surrey UK, RH6 0DB

Gift Aid 

Please do Gift Aid your donation if you are a UK resident. This enables the Trust to reclaim a sum of money equivalent to tax on your gift. 

If donating online via CAF website the Gift Aid form appears as part of the CAF website donation process. 

If you are donating by cheque then please download the Gift Aid form below and complete the same and send with your cheque to our Administrator - see Contact the Trust page for her details. Thanks.   

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GIFTS OF TIME – Volunteering

We are always looking for additional volunteers to assist with Open Days and associated activities of the Trust. If you are interested in volunteering then please contact our Administrator in the first instance - see Contact The Trust page for details.