Mission Statement:

To preserve a listed building for future generations whilst creating a flexible space suitable for

 a wide variety of community uses and worship



The Project Team

Project Manager:                          Peter N. Pemberton


Chairman:                                       Elmer Harris   LLB ( London )   DMA           2012-2014


                                                        Gerald Jones LL.B  LRAM                          2014-

Secretary / Grants Officer:           B. Desna Pemberton

Fund raising Treasurer:                Avril Peregrine

Accountant / Listed Places of Worship Scheme   John McNeil

Committee Members:


Marion Jones      Megan Evans   Audrey Symons  Gerry Williams   Marion Williams    Eric Hill  David Harries


(Hook Mason Architecture Ltd. Hereford ) Richard Lamb RIBA AABC ARB Alex Whibley MCIAT

Building Contractors:    Welsh Heritage Construction Ltd


 Project Organization Support:  Mark James CBE , Jayne Pritchard    Caroline Owen

World War 1 Exhibition / Tower Entrance:

Joinery work           Malcolm Edwards. Ammanford

Stained glass panels: Cariad Glass.        Llandysul

Grants Awarded for the Project Work.

CFP - Welsh Assembly                                            188,135.59

Heritage Lottery Fund                                               117,000

WREN                                                                       75,000

Mynydd Y Betws Wind Farm Community Fund        50,000

CWM                                                                            50,000

County Collaboration Fund.                                      15,000

Garfield Weston                                                         15,000

Cadw                                                                       10,000

James Pantyfedwen Foundation                                  5,000

Representative Body, Church in Wales                       3,000

Welsh Church Fund                                                   3,000

Julian Hodge Charitable Trust Fund                           1,000

JT Morgan Swansea Trust Fund                                   500


An Anonymous Interest Free Loan of 10,000 was given in order to access the WREN & CWM Grant. This has been



The Project Team also wish to thank the following for their financial support:

All Saints Sunday School.  Ammanford Town Council.  Cor Meibions Llandybie  Swansea Accordion Orchestra  Cor Lleisiau'r Cwm

Morriston Orpheus Choir  Tak and Christine Lai, The Bridge Chinese Restaurant.  Friends of All Saints Rev & Mrs Martin Cox

Hywel Griffiths & Sons, Funeral Directors Ammanford Old Age Pensioners Assoc.  Morris Clarke  R.G.Morris  Andrew Williams

Mr & Mrs Philip Evans Geoff Davies . Web site. Steve Glasson. Probationary Service.

Donations in lieu of flowers and bequests:


Also, all members of the community who supported our Fund raising events.


The Project Team wish to thank the following who supported us by letter.

The grant funders requested evidence of community support for the project.

  Jonathan Edwards. M.P

Rhodri Glyn Thomas A.M

C.C. Kevin Madge

C.C Colin Evans.

C.C Deian Harries.

Ammanford Town Council

Home Start Dinefwr

Communities First

Brynteg Surgery

'Contact The Elderly1

Mess Up The Mess Youth Drama Group

Ken Burton, Local Branch, British Legion

Mike Cook, Local Branch RAFA

Mothers Union , The Parish of Betws St David w Ammanford

Rotary Club of Ammanford

Probus Club of Ammanford

Coleg Sir Gar

Ysgol Dyffryn Aman

Ysgol Gymraeg Rhydaman

Ysgol Bro Banw

Archaeological & Historical Society of Ammanford

Dyfed Archaeological Trust

Amman Valley Art Group

Police Commissioner..

Group Captain, Rev. T John S. Thomas. Assistant Chaplain in Chief. Queen's Honorary


Eleri Retallick, Principal Arts Officer For Carmarthenshire

Julia Jones, Director, Llandeilo Fawr Festival

Dr Lyn Davies, Musicologist. Ty Cerdd - Music Centre Wales . Board Member of the Nation

Library of Wales


Message from the Right Honourable Lord Dynevor:

I warmly congratulate all who have been responsible for this wonderful achievement and I wish you every success in the future.


Hugo Dynevor

On behalf of our Project Team, I wish to express our grateful thanks to all member of the community of Ammanford who shared our vision for the preservation of A Saints for future generations. Commitment and hard toil has brought us to this memorable service this evening.

Peter Pemberton. Project Manager

May 24th 2016