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).

Wembley Park – English Martyrs

A circular design of 1971, in which striking use is made of the timber portal frame to give character to the... Read More

West Drayton – St Catherine

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

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

Whitechapel – St Boniface (German church)

A post-war church, replacing a church by J. Young of 1875 destroyed in the Second World War. This is the fifth church... 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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