Westminster

The Archdiocese of Westminster has 215 churches (as of 2013). The cathedral is in London and is dedicated to the Precious Blood. The Diocese of Westminster was founded on 29 September 1850. The diocese covers the Greater London boroughs north of the Thames and west of Waltham Forest and Newham, plus the districts of Staines and Sunbury-on-Thames, and the county of Hertfordshire.

Wembley Preston Road (Wembley 3) – St Erconwald

An economically-built steel-framed church of ‘Scandinavian’ type, with a high peak roof, built in the 1960s to... Read More

West Drayton and Yiewsley – St Catherine

A mid-Victorian, brick Gothic Revival church by Willson & Nicholl, built for a mainly Irish congregation. The church... Read More

West Green – St John Vianney

A functional modern church, typical of its late 1950s date.  Reordering has deprived the interior of some of its... Read More

Westminster – Metropolitan Cathedral of the Most Precious Blood

The cathedral church of the archdiocese and the mother church of the Catholic community in England and Wales. The... Read More

Wheathampstead – St Thomas More

A modest design and build structure of 1971, not of special architectural or historical interest. In 1933 a 3.5... Read More

Whetstone – St Mary Magdalen

A post-war interpretation of traditional church forms by W.C. Mangan. Some of the original or early fittings have been... Read More

White City – Our Lady of Fatima

An early-mid 1960s church at the heart of a post-war social housing development. Designed in a stripped round-arched... Read More

Whitton – St Edmund of Canterbury

A post-war suburban church by the F. X. Velarde Partnership.  Architecturally, it draws upon the planning and massing... Read More

Willesden – Our Lady of Willesden

A large hall church in modern Romanesque style by Wilfrid Mangan and built in 1930.  The church houses London’s... Read More

Willesden Green – St Mary Magdalen

A modernist church of the 1930s, whose external appearance has been considerably altered in recent years by the... Read More

Wood Green – St Paul the Apostle

A modern church whose cluttered-looking exterior belies an impressive interior space devised on a pentagram... Read More

Yeading – St Raphael

An elegant modern design on a traditional plan, lying at the heart of a post-war council housing estate. There is ... Read More

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