Cathedral Church of St Michael, Coventry, West Midlands

Basil Spence won the design competition for the new Cathedral in Coventry. The Queen laid the foundation stone on 23 March 1956 and in this view taken almost exactly three years later, work has progressed close to roof level.


West Midlands Coventry


1950s (1950 - 1959)


aerial view reconstruction world war two bomb cathedral rebuild spire memorial urban landscape town site damage 1950s (1950 - 1959)