On 24th June 2013 Sir Tony Baldry MP answered a written question from Rehman Chishti on the number of redundant Church of England churches in the country
Sir Tony Baldry: The Church of England operates some 16,000 churches and places of worship across the country which are in regular use. During the period specified the Church of England has taken the decision to close the following number of churches for regular public worship under the Mission and Pastoral Measure each year since 2007:
These figures include six schemes during the specified period which provided for replacement places of worship.
More information about closed churches can be found on page 16 of the Church Commissioners Annual Report 2012 a copy of which will be placed in the Library.
Via: Parliament UK