Our story in brief

1950s  Pinnocks Way Council estate built.

1956    Local churches start services in the Social Club. 
             About 100 children attend the Sunday school.


1958   Fund-raising starts for a church building in Dean Court.

1961   Foundations dug and wooden panels erected
            from a redundant utility building. Local residents give
            voluntary help to finish it.


            New church dedicated on Saturday 9 December by Bishop of

            Reading (E.H. Knell). First service held on Sunday
            10 December 1961.  



1980s  Wooden youth hut put up.
             Games court built behind the church.


2005    Hut burned down.

2007    New St Andrew’s Centre (STAC) opened to replace
             youth hut.


2012    Games court refurbished with community grants and
             reopened for all to use.


2014   Cracked roof beams in church repaired.
            Building declared ‘past its use-by date’.


2018    Planning permission granted for a new church.

2021    Modified plans submitted and planning permission