Faculty Application

The church has applied for permission to introduce some changes to the management of the churchyard, this is the formal public notice of the application.

In the Consistory Court of the Diocese of Ely In the parish of Coton, Church of St Peter.

NOTICE IS GIVEN that we are applying to the Consistory Court of the diocese for permission to carry out the following: Plant pollinator friendly plants in the churchyard in accordance with the Phase 1 Planting Plans, February 2020 and carry out ‘no mow’ grass management as shown on the No Mow Plan, January 2020.
Extend the area reserved for the interment of cremated remains as shown on Proposed Extension plan.
The relevant plans are shown below.

Julia Hall Churchwarden
Alan Storkey Churchwarden
Date 25/05/2020

If you wish to object to any of the works or proposals you should send a letter or email stating the grounds of your objection to The Diocesan Registrar at

The Bishop of Ely’s Registry
1 The Sanctuary,
Telephone: 020 7222 5381
DDI: 020 7960 7152
Email: ely.registry@1thesanctuary.com

so that your letter reaches the registrar not later than 24/06/20 . A letter of objection must include your name and address and state whether you live in the parish and/or your name is entered on the church electoral roll of the parish or any other basis on which you have an interest in the matter.


No Mow Areas

It is proposed that several ‘no mow’ areas will be introduced where the grass will be left to grow long during the spring and summer and cut in late summer and late autumn; click on the plan below to view details or use the download button to save a copy to your computer.

Pollinator Planting Areas

Several small beds of pollinator friendly plants will be created, and spring bulbs will be planted under the copper beech tree as shown in this plan

Extension to space reserved for the interment of ashes

The existing space reserved for the interment of ashes is almost full and it is proposed to extend it as shown, click on the link for details.

Formal Documents related to the Application