St Peter, Chorley Road

St Peter, Chorley Road, Swinton, Salford M27 0WA View on map

Consecrated 1869, architect G.E. Sweet. Large church in his 'urban style', nave, north and south aisles, chancel and north and south chapels, with substantial tower in fine setting. Much Victorian stained glass described by Pevsner as 'one of the best assemblages in the region'.


Opening Arrangements

Mondays 9am - 11.30am; Thursdays 9.30am - 11am; Friday 11.30am - 12,30pm; Saturday 9.15am - 11am.


On A6 at Centre of Swinton, opposite Town Hall. At junction of A6 (Chorley Road) and B5231 (Partington Lane), close to junctions 13 to 16 of M60. Rail: Swinton 400 yards. Bus stop known as Swinton Church, Bus numbers 12, 22, 27, 36,37,38,66,73,79, 484, and 29.

Parking Spaces


No reserved parking; there is a pay and display car park immediately outside the church, free for first half hour and on Sunday and evenings after 6pm.

Disabled Access

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