Articles about ST. PHILIP's


In Hidden Spaces we always hunt for a stunning aerial shot.

It’s top of our checklist each year, in the first publication we had Big Brum and in the second it was the amazing view from the BT Tower.

This time, we’ve managed to capture some intimate rooftop shots of the Cathedral grounds and the wider Colmore Business District from the Grade I listed St. Philip’s .

The churchyard is a place of peace and relaxation for city workers on their lunch break all year round and is rarely devoid of activity.

The city centre cathedral is a building of national importance, an incredible piece of Italian Baroque in the heart of Birmingham. For a cathedral it is small, just over 45 metres long, but what it lacks in size it makes up for with drastic and beautiful contrasting details.

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