Birmingham

The Archdiocese of Birmingham has 224 parishes, some with more than one church (as of 2015), with 263 churches visited in this review. The cathedral is in Birmingham and is dedicated to St Chad. The Diocese of Birmingham was founded on 29 September 1850. It covers parts or all of the counties of Oxfordshire and Berkshire (north of the River Thames), Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands and Worcestershire. It is the Metropolitan diocese in Province of Birmingham.

Bicester – Immaculate Conception

An early architectural work by Desmond Williams, completed in 1963 and still displaying the influence of his mentor... Read More

Biddulph – English Martyrs

A modest dual-purpose structure of the 1950s, significantly enlarged in sympathetic style in 2000. Mass was first... Read More

Bidford – St Joseph the Worker

A functional church/hall converted in the early 1960s from a builders’ workshop. The Stanford family of Salford... Read More

Bilston – Holy Trinity

A Gothic-style church built in the early years after Catholic Emancipation, with a chancel of 1846 by A.W. Pugin. The... Read More

Bilton, Rugby – Sacred Heart

A plain 1959 longitudinal brick church with a tall tower, radically changed in 1992-3 into a square space dominated by... Read More

Birmingham – St Anne

A large town church of the 1880s in thirteenth century Gothic style by Albert Vicars, built to serve a poor and mainly... Read More

Birmingham – St Chad’s Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of the Archdiocese of Birmingham, and a major early work by A. W. Pugin. The church was built by... Read More

Birmingham – St Michael

A former Unitarian chapel of 1802, in Catholic use since 1862, unsympathetically remodelled in the 1970s and again... Read More

Birmingham – St Patrick

A large red brick Gothic church of the 1890s, of high townscape value but notable above all for the quality and... Read More

Blackheath – English Martyrs

A functional brick-built church/hall of 1960-61, typical of its time and not of special architectural or historical... Read More

Blackmore Park – St Alphonsus

An elaborate mid-nineteenth century Gothic Revival church, built for the Redemptorist order by John Vincent Gandolfi... Read More

Bloxwich – St Peter

A mid-Victorian brick Gothic Revival church, T. R. Donnelly’s first church design in the diocese. The building was... Read More

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