Clergy Property and Glebe Management

The  Clergy Property and Glebe Management team is responsible for the care and maintenance of 235 clergy properties, and other diocesan buildings. 

Every year the team assist around twenty clergy and curates to move into or out of our properties and arrange for building works and maintenance to meet the needs of clergy and their families. When properties are vacant, the team aims to generate income for the diocese by renting out the properties. 

Shawn Donneky 

Head of Property & Diocesan Surveyor 

Shawn oversees the construction, maintenance and repairs of clergy housing and other properties within the Diocese. He conducts the quinquennial surveys and manages the ingoing works to housing when new clergy arrive.  Shawn is also responsible for the Diocesan glebe portfolio.  

As Manager of SDBF BC Ltd, Shawn leads the team and works with over 70 Voluntary Aided Schools and Academies generating revenue by administering fee charging property services.  

Email shawn.donneky@salisbury.anglican.org  

Mobile 07500 660956 

Working hours Monday - Friday

Simon Ferris

Procurement & Property Asset Manager

As Ministry Formation team leader, Nigel supports and resources the needs of those exploring a vocation and those discerned for authorised and commissioned ministries (lay and ordained).  

 As the Diocesan Director of Ordinands (DDO), Nigel is responsible for guiding the Diocese’s candidates for ordained ministry through the processes of discernment and the pre-ordination phase of their training until first appointment.  

Email simon.ferris@salisbury.anglican.org

Mobile 07976 418920

Working hours Monday - Friday

Tracy Bowes 

Repairs Coordinator & Site Manager  

Tracy helps clergy with property issues, be it emergency, moving in/out, general repairs and maintenance or building works.    

Tracy consults with the contractors and suppliers and manages council tax and water rates across all the Diocesan properties.  She is responsible for Church House facility management.

Email tracy.bowes@salisbury.anglican.org

Mobile 07917 912195 

Working hours Monday - Friday

Eileen Spalding

Finance & Asset Management Administrator

Eileen, together with Tracy Bowes, supports clergy, suppliers and contractors with enquiries relating to clergy properties. This includes arranging emergency and regular repairs or maintenance on behalf of clergy, coordinating quinquennial reports and works and helping with the arrangements when clergy are due to occupy or vacate a property.  

Email eileen.spalding@salisbury.anglican.org

Mobile 01722 411933

Working hours Thursday

Hilary Abbott 

Finance & Asset Management Administrator

Hilary, together with Tracy Bowes, supports clergy, suppliers and contractors with enquiries relating to clergy properties. This includes arranging emergency and regular repairs or maintenance on behalf of clergy, coordinating quinquennial reports and works and helping with the arrangements when clergy are due to occupy or vacate a property.  

Email hilary.abbott@salisbury.anglican.org  

Mobile 01722 411933

Working hours Monday - Thursday

Elizabeth Wallis 

Trust & Property Registration Officer  

Liz offers advice and assistance to the DBF, clergy, churchwardens, and parochial officers in their role as administrative trustees of ecclesiastical trusts vested in the DBF. Liz provides administrative support to the Diocesan Review Group for the Erskine Muton Trust Fund (grants to Dorset parishes), consults with Dorset Historic Churches Trust and other Grant Making Bodies and seeks to increase PCC awareness of grant opportunities.   She also ensures that clergy properties are registered with the correct legal bodies.  

Email elizabeth.wallis@salisbury.anglican.org

Mobile 07917 912169

Working hours part time

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