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 and 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 and Burne Jones.


Opening Arrangements

Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm via the Priestman Hall entrance. In August the church is open Monday - Friday 9am - 11am. Arrangements at other times may be possible, please contact the Parish Office.


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 and 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