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Battersea Power Station on the outside - A Solemn Space on the Inside

On the outside, you'd think you've rocked up to Battersea Power Station, just without the iconic... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Skyehiker
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London, United Kingdom
Dominating the city for over 50 years a cathedral with a difference

Built between 1936 and 1951 this light and airy building of red brick, unlike the usual stone seen... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Richard S
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perhaps the most unattractive example of sacred architecture that sits on the chalk like a squat lump. No reference to soaring spires towards the heavens, if only they had used concrete we might have had Brutalist Architecture. Inside it is typical but who can get...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cathedral sits on top of the hill, for all to see and admire. It has many venues continually , week after week. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 31 October 2018

On the outside, you'd think you've rocked up to Battersea Power Station, just without the iconic white smokestack towers. It seems like a very austere, modern, similar architecture. Yet, once inside, it's also modern, yet retains it's character as a solemn, quiet space. In true...More

Thank Skyehiker
Reviewed 27 October 2018

All modern outside but a beautiful building inside. In one of the side alcoves there were some sad cards and messages to departed friends and relatives. The friendly staff and atmosphere of the cathedral makes it a worthwhile visit.

Thank john h
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Having driven past for years , I went to a service there a short while ago , quite amazing for a modern building , built between 1936 and 1961 designed by Edward Maufe .

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We visited because the church was featured in the movie 'The Omen' I wasn't expecting it to be so bright, colourful and cheerful. It really is a stunning Cathedral worth visiting if passing through the area.

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Reviewed 10 October 2018

It was still and tranquil when we visited but probably is best enjoyed during a sung mass or ceremony. It is a relatively recent structure without decorative stain glass in the windows.

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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Attended the superb Poppy Fields unique light and sound event to commemorate the World War One Centenary. Fabulous opportunity to experience the amazing space in the Cathedral. This building is majestic inside and out and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Built between 1936 and 1951 this light and airy building of red brick, unlike the usual stone seen in so many cathedrals sits on Stag Hill. There are very few stained glass windows which makes the interior brighter than most cathedrals. If you wish to...More

1  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 16 September 2018

A light and airy Cathedral. We enjoyed our visit and had lunch here too. We all remembered the Cathedral being built and some of us had 'bought a brick'.

Thank Gillian W
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