The leader of a religious group planning to build a “mega-church” in Kingswood has defended the development after its design caused controversy among residents. Planning permission has been granted for Revive Church to go ahead with an ambitious scheme to build an “attractive and striking” church in an industrial estate near Kingswood Retail Park. It will have an 850-seat auditorium and an artist’s impression shows detailed 3D images of how the church will retain a modern look in line with the group’s more contemporary stance on Christianity. Revive Church, which was formed in Hull in 1930, has been desperate to expand from its other base in Bridlington Avenue after “outgrowing” the chapel near Freetown Way. For years they struggled to find another home for their congregation but now they are set to go ahead with plans to erect a brand new place of worship in Kingswood. Jarrod Cooper, who is the leader of Revive Church, said: “Over the last few years we have been trying to find ways to create more space. “We’ve been meeting up in several places around the region such as Cottingham, Goole and Driffield and other suburbs of Hull but we wanted to become a part… Read full this story
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