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St Paul

St Paul's is a post war octagonal estate church designed by Geoffrey Davy.

Ireland Wood, Yorkshire

Opening times

Open 10am to 4pm Monday to Thursday.


Raynel Drive
Ireland Wood
LS16 6BS

St Paul's follows an octagonal design created by Geoffrey Davy. The design was inspired by Le Corbusier and features beautiful Flemish glass arrow slit windows and brutalist chandeliers and cross above the altar. There is a large unemcumbered worship space and a modern pipe organ.

Nearby are splendid views of the Aire valley from Tinsley Top.

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Captivating architecture

  • Wifi

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Ramp or level access available on request

  • Car park at church

  • Café within 500m

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

  • Foundation Grant, £3,500, 2020

  • Our Foundation Grants fund urgent maintenance work and small repairs to help keep churches open.

Contact information

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