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Westvale – St Michael

Oatlands Road, Westvale, Liverpool

A functional modern church serving a post-war housing estate.

Westvale is one of the districts of the new town of Kirkby, developed by Liverpool Corporation in the decades following after the Second World War. The parish was established in 1965.

The church is rectangular on plan; the walls are of buff brick with narrow vertical openings and a continuous strip of glazing at the wall head.  The body of the church has a flat roof with a monopitch roof over the sanctuary area; a glazed upstand provides  top-light to the  sanctuary.  The roofs  are  covered  with  felt,  with  timber boarded sides.

Heritage Details

Architect: B. Vis

Original Date: 1965

Conservation Area: Yes

Listed Grade: Not Listed