Get Involved

There are several ways that you can get involved in this research:

1. Know a great Buddhist building in England we should visit? Suggest it to us! Just send a message through the blog, email or Twitter (see below).

2. Part of a Buddhist community? Got something to say about your building? We are running an open online survey – please feel free to complete it, or suggest it to a group who should:

3. Know someone who would be interested in the research, or the blog? Feel free to share a link!

4. Got a comment? You can share them through the blog, or you can email or tweet us: @caro_starkey or @EnglishHeritage. You can also email Emma at or Caroline at

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Wat Buddhapadipa, Wimbledon

12 Responses to Get Involved

  1. Mike Smith says:

    I have some better pictures if this temple and we are about tons tart the installation of a new bell tower

    • That sounds great, thank you for taking the time to let us know. If you are happy to share the photos and have them on the blog, I’d be very happy to feature them. If you are on twitter, you can DM me your email address @caro_starkey. Many thanks!

  2. pavel111 says:

    Hello there. I think it might help your readership if you added a Subscribe widget to your blog. I for one would like to be notified of new posts.
    Good luck with the project!

    • Hi, thanks for leaving us a message. If you look at the bottom right of each page, there should be a ‘follow’ button to click if you would like to be notified of new posts. Hope this is helpful, Caroline

  3. pavel111 says:

    Thanks! I had missed that button.
    Best wishes 🙂

  4. Munisha says:

    Very interested to see the results of this project and so happy to be its subject – as one of the trustees of the Manchester Buddhist Centre (Triratna Buddhist Order), an unlisted Victorian cotton warehouse of great interest in Manchester’s city centre, with *enormous* maintenance costs. Come and see us! A local industrial archaeologist said we were a fascinating relic of the city’s industrial past in being so relatively unmodernised. Original features clearly visible.


  5. louisepriestman says:

    Hi there my name is Louise and I am a 26 year old Buddhist. I first visited a centre not too far from Leeds in a place called Kilnwick percy. It’s Set In a beautiful Old mansion and has ordained monks living there. There is also a place closer to my existing home in Wiltshire in Bradford on Avon who also have at least one female ordained Monk. Do let me know if I can be of help (i’m training to be an architect and my third year project was a proposed Buddhist Centre! My email is and I am on twitt er under my name. Amazing and interesting project!


  6. Great project! What an amazing research subject, so many fascinating structures to visit, and inventive reuse of historic buildings too

    • Thanks Alison – really glad you find the project as interesting as we do! Stay tuned for some more posts over the next couple of weeks. The RT is also much appreciated!

  7. Lesley Strong says:

    Manjushri Buddhist Centre aka Conishead Priory in Cumbria is a Grade II* listed Gothic Revival building.

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