A poll for the National Churches Trust by ComRes, designed to measure attitudes to church buildings, shows that four in five (79%) British people think that churches and chapels are an important part of the heritage and history. Three quarters of British people (74%) say that church buildings play an important role for society by providing a space for community activities, such as playgroups, cultural and social events and meetings. This view is held among British adults of all religions and none with more than three in five British adults of non-Christian religions (67%) and of no religion (64%).
Date Published: 29/01/2015
Categories: Public and communities | Social | UK
Client: National Churches Trust
ComRes interviewed 2,061 GB adults online between the 12th and 14th of December 2014. Data were weighted to be representative of all British adults aged 18+.
British people think that church buildings play an important role for society by providing a space for community activities