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Ascension, The Avenue, Preston Road

One of the last churches of J. Harold Gibbons being built in 1957. The interior features a Hans Feibusch painting behind the altar. The wooden “serving hatch” doors at the west end can be opened to allow the narthex to be used if there is a high attendance at a service. The hall to one side served as the church from 1937.

     
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
     
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

St Francis of Assisi, Fleetwood Road, Dollis Hill (now Roman Catholic)

In the middle of suburban streets between Willesden Green and Gladstone Park, it was designed as St Francis C of E church by J. Harold Gibbons in 1933, but was made redundant in 1991 and is now used as a Polish Roman Catholic church.

          
   
   
   
   
 

St Peter and St Paul, Church Road, Bromley

At the north end of the town centre and like St Mark at the south end, destroyed but for its tower by 1941 bombing. The tower is medieval and the current church is by J. Harold Gibbons and dates from 1948-57. The apsidal children’s chapel is attached to the east of the tower and the main body of the church is to its south.

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St Augustine of Canterbury, Hospital Bridge Road, Whitton

By a busy roundabout some way south of the town centre. The church of 1958 is by J. Harold Gibbons,the executive architects were Humphreys and Hurst. is dominated by a huge tower.

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St Mary, Kenton Road/St Leonards Avenue, Kenton

A church from 1936 by J. Harold Gibbons lying side on to Kenton Lane. The interior retains most original fittings, the vista eastwards is complex with a raised Lady Chapel behind the Baldacchino  over the high altar.

 

 

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St Barnabas, Raglan Way, Northolt Park

A suburban church facing a very quiet dual carriageway. It is by J. Harold Gibbons started in 1939 but not completed until after WW2 in 1954.

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St Jerome, Judge Heath Lane, Dawley

North west of Hayes a church of 1933 by J. Harold Gibbons. The tower forms an arch linking the church and its halls.

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St Augustine, Archway Road, Archway

A large church facing onto Archway Road just north of the bridge. It was designed by J.D. Sedding 1884-87, the nave completed by Henry Wilson with a west end of 1914-15 by J.H. Gibbons

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St Philip and St James, Whitwell Road, Plaistow

From 1954-55 by J. Harold Gibbons, in an area of housing just north of Barking Road.

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St Mary the Virgin, Ilford

The nave is by James Savage 1829-31, the tower added by Arthur Ashpitel in 1865-66. The unmatched chancel was added 1919-20 by Edwin T. Dunn and a south chapel by J. Harold Gibbons 1928-29.

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