The Diocese of Salford has 184 churches (as of 2014). The cathedral is in Salford and is dedicated to St John the Evangelist. The Diocese of Salford is a relatively small geographical area in the north west of England, extending to the north into Lancashire, west towards Liverpool, south towards northern Cheshire and east towards the Pennines.

Blackburn – Sacred Heart

A large brick Basilican Romanesque design by Norris & Reynolds, typical of many Catholic churches built in the 1930s... Read More

Blackburn – St Alban

An ambitious design in a free Decorated Gothic style by Edward Goldie. The church is the fourth on or near the site,... Read More

Blackburn – St Anne

A well-detailed church of the 1920s in Lombard Romanesque style. The building was significantly reduced in size after... Read More

Blackburn – St John Vianney

A plain design of the early 1980s, not of architectural or historic interest. The parish was erected in 1959 and a... Read More

Blackburn – St Joseph

A well-designed church of the early 1980s, with contemporary presbytery and parish hall. The church interior is... Read More

Blackburn – St Mary and St John (Pleasington Priory)

The most architecturally ambitious pre-Catholic Emancipation church in the diocese, and a soaring early Gothic Revival... Read More

Blackburn – St Paul

A simple building of the late 1960s, designed as a church hall to serve a future complex, only realised in... Read More

Blackburn – St Peter in Chains

A large basilican church of the 1950s, the unremarkable exterior of which belies an impressive interior dominated... Read More

Blackburn – St Teresa

A modest interwar building by Harold Greenhalgh, built as a chapel-of-ease to St Joseph’s, Blackburn. There are no... Read More

Blackley, Manchester – Our Lady of Mount Carmel

An imposing building on a prominent corner site, by a little-known local architect, who built elsewhere in the diocese.... Read More

Blackley, Manchester – St John Bosco

The church is typical of those in the area designed by Greenhalgh & Williams during the 1950s. This example is more... Read More

Bolton – St Brendan

The parish of St Brendan, Harwood was formed from St Columba’s, Tonge Moor in 1971, and on 16 May 1974 the... Read More

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