The Archdiocese of Westminster was founded on 29 September 1850. It covers the Greater London boroughs north of the Thames and west of Waltham Forest and Newham, as well as the districts of Staines and Sunbury-on-Thames, and the county of Hertfordshire.The cathedral is in Victoria, London, and is dedicated to the Precious Blood. 216 churches were visited for Taking Stock (2013).

Uxbridge – Our Lady of Lourdes and St Michael

An inter-war brick church by the prolific Catholic architect, T. H. B. Scott, in his characteristic, stripped,... Read More

Waltham Cross – Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception and St Joseph

An imposing design of 1931, and one of the best of T. H. B. Scott’s many churches in the diocese, placed in a... Read More

Wapping – St Patrick

An elegant classical church by F. W. Tasker with several furnishings of note, including an altar said to have come... Read More

Ware – Sacred Heart of Jesus and St Joseph

A very late Gothic Revival church, upon which building started just before the onset of the Second World War, and was... Read More

Warwick Street – Our Lady of the Assumption and St Gregory

A unique survival in central London of an eighteenth-century Catholic chapel. Built in 1788 from designs by Joseph... Read More

Watford – Holy Rood

Long-recognised has one of the finest churches of the late nineteenth century. The Gothic Revival design was prepared... Read More

Watford (North) – St Helen

An interwar brick church at the heart of a large council housing estate, built in a round-arched style by the... Read More

Welwyn Garden City – St Bonaventure

The first church to be built in the Garden City, and one of the best of the architect T. H. B. Scott’s many churches... Read More

Welwyn Garden City (Digswell) – Holy Family

A late design by the Louis de Soissons Partnership, architects and planners of Welwyn Garden City. The design is... Read More

Welwyn Garden City (East) – Our Lady Queen of Apostles

A large post-war church on a prominent site, designed (with the presbytery) in neo-Georgian style to fit in with the... Read More

Wembley – St Erconwald

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

Wembley – St Joseph

A handsome building of the mid-1950s with a broad west tower and a striking neoclassical triple-domed interior clearly... Read More

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