St Mary, West Bank

St Mary, West Bank, Widnes, Cheshire WA8 0DN View on map

Flecked red stone church 1908 - 10 by Austin and Paley. Interior 150ft long and tower 110 ft high with massive octagonal columns and gothic arches. Rare open air pulpit in the perimeter wall with the inscription 'Go out into the highways and compel them to come in'.


Opening Arrangements

Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday each week, 10am - 1pm.


On entering Widnes follow signs for 'Catalyst Museum'. Turn left at the museum, the church is 200 metres further on. Rail: Widnes (2 miles), Runcorn (1 mile). Bus: route 9 from Widnes Town centre to West Bank.

Parking Spaces


Parking on grassed area at junction of Irwell Street and Terrace Road at the east end of the church.

Disabled Access

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