Facilities and features


There are toilets situated in the Church, the Underchurch and the Cutter Suite. All have disabled access.

Baby Changing Facilities are available in the Church and the Underchurch.

The Car Park is situated in St. Gabriel's Avenue in between the church and the first house. Parking restrictions are in place between 10-11 am and 2-3 pm on weekdays on the Avenue.

The toilet in the church itself has disabled and baby-changing facilities.

There is one bay marked in the car park for Blue Badge users

There is a ramped entrance into the main door of the church.

An induction loop is installed in the main church.

There are large print copies of Mission Praise available during those services when it is used.

Assistance dogs are very welcome.

Our Building

St. Gabriel's Church was built in 1912 and is a Grade 2 listed building.

Music and Worship

The organ is an outstanding instrument built by Nelsons of Durham in 1926. It has been updated and refurbished several times.
Our organist, Ken Jolly has been playing for over 50 years.

The Wednesday 10 am Holy Communion Service is from the BCP.

Groups, Courses and Activities

Beavers meet in the Underchurch from 6 - 7.30 pm on a Tuesday

Brownies meet on a Monday from 6 - 7.30 pm and Thursdays from 6.15 - 7.45 pm.

Cubs meet on Tuesdays from 6 - 7.30 pm.

Guides meet on Mondays from 7.30 - 9.00 pm in the Underchurch.
Rangers meet on Mondays from 7.30 - 9.00 in the Church Hall.

Our Streetcare Group meets on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month to provide a meal for those in need.

There is a meeting of the Mothers' Union on the first Sunday of the month at 1.30 pm in the Barnes room

Rainbows meet from 4.45 - 6.00 pm on Thursdays.

Scouts meet on Mondays from 6 - 7.30 pm in the Church Hall.

Help for Visitors

Free wifi

Other Features

Audio-Visual Facilities
Hall for Hire