Solar Panels: King’s College Chapel, Cambridge

The need to replace the lead on the Chapel roof together with the pressing need to achieve net-zero carbon in accordance with the policy of the Church of England and of government has provided the catalyst for the application to install solar panels. The consistory court of the Ely Diocese considered the issues involved in Re King’s College Chapel Cambridge [2023] ECC Ely 1The Summary of the judgment issued by the Ecclesiastical Law Association (ELA) is reproduced below together with extracts from the King’s College Press Release; a further analysis has been posted Solar panels: assessment within faculty jurisdiction.

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