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St Katherine, Westway, East Acton

Side on to the busy Westway, this ia a church of 1958-59 by J.R. Atkinson, using the foundations if the previous church, by the architect’s father, that wa was destroyed in WW2.


St Thomas Syrian Orthodox Cathedral, Armstrong Road, East Acton

This building was photographed in May 2014 and is directly behind the former St Saviour’s church, which since October 2016 has been the Cathedral. The church is at first floor level above a hall. It was built and opened 2010.

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St Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral (formerly St Saviour C of E), Old Oak Road, East Acton

A tall church (there are rooms at ground floor level and the worship space upstairs) not far off the Uxbridge Road. It was designed by Edward Maufe as a church for deaf people in 1924-27. It was owned and managed by the Royal Association for Deaf People but closed in April 2014 and it was in May 2014 being offered for sale. It has since (October 2016) become St Thomas Syriac Orthodox Cathedral (consecrated in  November 2016). When this entry was originally written the Cathedral was in a modern building to the rear of this one.

Pictures below are from when the church

was disused and up for sale in May 2014

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St Aidan of Lindisfarne, Old Oak Common Lane, East Acton (Roman Catholic)

Part of the street frontage just north of Savoy Circus on Western Avenue. It dates from 1958-61 and is by John Newton of Burles, Newton and Partners. Inside there are many impressive art works. The concrete and mosaic stations are by A. Fleischmann, the crucifixion painting by Graham Sutherland. The dalle de verre coloured glass is by Pierre Fourmaintreaux

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St Dunstan, Friars Place Lane, East Acton

Funded by the Goldsmiths Company whose architect R. Hesketh designed the church which was built in 1878-79. It was subdivided in 1983 by Ian Goldsmid, leaving the eastern half as a worship space and the west as a hall.

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