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St Andrew, Talbot Road

St Andrew, Talbot Road, Roker, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear SR6 9PT View on map

Unique Grade I Church often referred to as the "Cathedral of the Arts & Crafts Movement". Built by Edward Prior in 1907 and containing a ceiling by MacDonald Gill, carpet by William Morris, tapestry by Burne Jones. Stained glass by A H Payne & Burne Jones.


Opening Arrangements

9am-1pm Monday to Friday via Priestman Hall entrance. 9am-11am Monday to Friday in August. Heritage Open Days 08- 11 September. Conducted group tours by arrangement with Parish office, please give at least one weeks notice. School visits, school and community services by arrangement.


Located in Roker behind the Seafront. Close to Roker Park bounded by Talbot Road, Park Avenue and Claremont Road. Road: From A19 follow signs to Stadium of Light & Glass Centre to seafront. Metro: Seaburn (1 mile) Bus: No 19 from city centre

Parking Spaces


Public road parking only on Talbot Road.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes