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All Saints, Uxbridge Road, Hanworth

On the eastern side of Hanworth Park. A church by N.F. Cachemaile_day. The Lady Chapel and baptistery date from 1951-52, the main body of the church and circular section were built in 1957.


St George (former), High Street, Brentford

A church of 1887 by Arthur Blomfield at the eastern end of the High Street. It closed in 1959 and became a musical museum. This recently moved and the building has now been converted to flats.


St Lawrence (former), High Street, Brentford

Disused and derelict at the east end of the town centre. The tower is 15th century, with a nave of 1764 by Thomas Hardwick.


St Paul, St Paul’s Road, Brentford

Just behind the main street and the town centre church for Brentford. The original building is of 1868-69 by F & H Francis, but in 1990 the church was rebuilt by Michael Blee Partnership. The tower, spire, south and east walls were retained but a new building was constructed between and to the north of them. The former chancel remains as a side chapel.


St Faith, Windmill Road, Brentford

North of the Roman Catholic church this is a building of 1906-07 by Bodley and Hare.


St John the Evangelist, Boston Park Road, Brentford

In the north of Brentford, almost under the M4. It is a small church of 1866 by J.T. Jackman.


St Leonard, Heston Road, Heston

In one corner of a huge churchyard, only the 15th century tower remains from the medieval church, the rest having been rebuilt in 1863-66 by Thomas Bellamy. Many memorials reamain from the previous church. The east end has been reordered in 1969 and 2006. 19th to 21st century glass from many designers and makers.


Our Lady Queen of Apostles, The Green, Heston (Roman Catholic)

A large church, set back from the main road north of the parish church. It was designed by John Newton of Burles, Newton and Partners in 1963. There is dalle de verre glass in the former baptistery and the side porch designed by Pierre Formaintraux. The 19th century organ in the west gallery comes from a redundant chapel in Darwen, Lancashire.


St Vincent de Paul, Wultham Road, Osterley (Roman Catholic)

The present church dates from 2004 and was designed by Jos Townend. It is set behind the original church of 1933 by T.H.B. Scott which is now the parish hall. Most of the glazing is green tinted which accounts for the curious mint effect in the pictures.


St Mary, Osterley Road, Spring Grove, Osterley

The church for the contemporary Spring Grove estate. It dates from 1856 and was designed by the estate’s architect J. Taylor. impressive windows of 1866 by Robert Bayne, plus two in the nave by Veronica Whall.