75% of congregation respondents agreed that the church was important to them for its value as a historic building, while 19% responded neutrally and 6% did not value this aspect. 72% placed a high value on its interior, while 11 % did not and 17% responded neutrally. 90% valued the building’s contribution to the character and appearance of the street/neighbourhood, with 4% responding neutrally.

When asked if the loss of the building and its replacement with another would be upsetting, 85% agreed (commenting that the church is an important and beautiful landmark that is also an important focal point in the community), while 7% disagreed.

The three respondents from the wider community indicated that they valued the church primarily as a focus for the community, for its value as a historic building and for its contribution to the character and appearance of the street scene. Less importance was placed by them on its value as a place for worship and prayer and as a convenient venue.

In response to the question, ‘Are you familiar with the origins and history of this church?’ 59% of the congregation respondents knew some basic facts about the building, while 39% were fully aware of the origins and development of the church.