Facilities and features
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Parking is free in the streets around St Gabriel’s Church and there is limited parking available at the Parish Centre next to the church building.
Please be mindful of our neighbors if parking in the nearby residential streets.
The toilets in the church are located through the choir vestry – There are two steps up to the vestry door with a ramp available and handrails. There are manual doors throughout.
There is one unisex toilet, one unisex toilet with baby change facilities and one unisex disabled toilet.
The main entrance to the church has one step up with manual doors that open outwards. For all of our church services we have those who welcome at the door and are available to help and we can also easily provide a ramp for better access.
There is ramped access to the Vestry off Heaton Road with manual doors.
For services and events we use the hearing loop system: please set your hearing aid to “T”.
We have large print service sheets and hymn books available upon request.
Assistance dogs are welcome with their owners.
For Holy Communion we can provide gluten free wafers and can provide communion at your seat – please speak to a Church Warden for more information.
Music and Worship
Groups, Courses and Activities
Running over 3 days in August for children aged 5+ with bible stories, games, activities, craft. Booking is essential and full information is available on the Website
Baby and Toddler Group
This group is held every Tuesday morning (10-11.30am) in the Church Vestry (access via Heaton Road) and offers a friendly atmosphere with play and activity for children with a chance for the adults to socialise, chat and meet other parents, grandparents and carers of young children.
All families with babies and toddlers are welcome.
£2.00 a session
Help for Visitors
Rooms we have for hire;
Bede – Our largest meeting room with audio visual equipment which can seat up to 25 people.
Aiden – A smaller meeting room which can seat up to 10 people and has direct access to the Parish Centre Kitchen.
The Chaple – A quiet reflective room which can seat up to 8 people
The Vestry – Our large hall it is available with tables and chairs and can sit about 60 people. It is perfect for parties, celebrations, meetings, clubs and is a very flexible space. It has a newly refurnished kitchenette suitable for serving drinks.
Please contact the Parish Office for more information