St Paul, St Paul's Drive

St Paul, St Paul's Drive, Alverthorpe, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF2 0BT View on map

Grade II listed, built 1823-5. Architect Atkinson and Sharpe. This fine example of a simple gothic style ' Million Waterloo’ church commands a dominant landscape position. Walls of ashlar sandstone with slate roof and substantial castellated west tower. Internally a single cell worship space with west gallery, extended east room and crypt.


Opening Arrangements

Wednesdays, 11.30am to 2pm, except August 8th to 29th; Saturdays, 10am to 12.30pm, except August.


A638 from Wakefield towards Dewsbury. At the junction with the M1 at J40 turn back towards Wakefield on the A638 and exit at 1st junction on the left signed Flanshaw Trading Estate. Go through the trading estate and exit left and continue to the traffic lights, then turn left then 2nd right up St Paul's Drive Rail: Wakefield Westgate (2 miles) catch the free bus to Wakefield bus station or walk. Bus: Routes 104, 212 from Dewsbury.

Parking Spaces


On-street parking. Car parks on Batley Road.

Disabled Access

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