Church of St Alban the Martyr, Conybere Street, Highgate - Birmingham

Large church designed by JL Pearson in 1879-81 in the Early English style constructed in red brick with sandstone ashlar. The terracotta tiled roof has passed the point of repair and needs to be replaced urgently. The C20 extensions are also in poor condition and in need of repair. Rainwater goods need attention and there is work to be done to the perimeter of the apse because the external ground level is higher than the internal level. The church was awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Places of Worship for high level repairs in 2017 and the project is currently being developed.

Church of St Alban the Martyr, Conybere Street, Highgate - Birmingham
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST ALBAN THE MARTYR
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1290539
  • Local Planning Authority: Birmingham
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Alban the Martyr
  • Street Name: Conybere Street
  • Locality: Highgate
  • County: West Midlands
  • District / Borough: Birmingham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Birmingham, Ladywood
  • Region: West Midlands

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Poor
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade II*