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St Francis, Gorton Lane

St Francis, Gorton Lane, Gorton, Manchester, Greater Manchester M12 5WF View on map

Former Roman Catholic church with attached monastic building 1864 - 72 by Edward Pugin for the Order of St Francis and considered one his finest masterpieces. Recognised for its architectural and spiritual significance.


Opening Arrangements

Every day 11am - 4pm except Saturdays and Bank Holidays.


M60 junction 24, follow A57 into Manchester. At the A6010 inner Ring Road turn right and follow Monastery signs. Rail: Manchester Piccadilly (2 miles). Bus: No 205 from the station stops outside the Monastery.

Parking Spaces


Parking is free.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Yes
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes