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.

Walsall – St Thomas of Canterbury

A traditionally-planned brick church of 1959-60, built to serve a housing estate. It has simple, elegant lines and its... Read More

Wappenbury – St Anne

A small and plain mid-nineteenth Gothic structure of some charm, possibly incorporating fabric from the predecessor... Read More

Warley – Our Lady and St Hubert

A large brick basilican interwar church by George Drysdale, partner of Leonard Stokes, and occupying a landmark... Read More

Warndon – St Joseph

A plain building of the mid-1970s, designed as a church hall, serving a postwar housing estate. St Joseph’s was... Read More

Warwick – St Joseph

An inventive small modern church by Brian Rush, with sheer curving brick walls for external effect and an interior... Read More

Warwick – St Mary Immaculate

A small but strikingly tall red brick church in an elaborate English Decorated Gothic style typical of its architect,... Read More

Watlington — St Edmund Campion

A modern church of cruciform plan, attractively fitted out.  In 1929–30, a temporary church dedicated to the... Read More

Weoley Castle – Our Lady and St Rose of Lima

A large and imposing traditional post-war design and late work by Adrian Gilbert Scott, occupying a prominent location... Read More

West Adderbury – St George

A utilitarian structure of the 1950s, now closed for worship. The church contains rood figures from St John the... Read More

West Bromwich – Holy Cross

A large late 1960s church of angular design, with a bold top-lit ‘crossing’ housing the sanctuary, and spacious... Read More

West Bromwich – St Joseph

A modest late 1950s church-hall built on a low budget for a post-war housing estate.  The first Mass at this... Read More

West Bromwich – St Michael and Holy Angels

A substantial red brick church in the Early English style, built in two phases from designs by two notable Catholic... Read More

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