Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Bethany Gospel Hall, Cheltenham
Bethany Gospel Hall (link to Church's website)
52 Newton Road, GL51 7QY,
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.


We believe the Church does NOT have a graveyard.

Note: any church within an urban environment may have had its graveyard closed after the Burial Act of 1853. Any new church built after that is unlikely to have had a graveyard at all.

Church History

This Place of Worship was founded in 1958, and we understand it is still open.

According to the church's website, its congregation was formed in 1958, to meet the needs of the recently developing Hesters Way housing estate, and for a group of worshippers leaving Regent Hall, in Cheltenham town centre. Meetings were held in Scout Hut at St Marks Community Centre in Brooklyn Road, until a plot of land was purchased, and the present church built. It was opened in July 1960. They "assume no title and have no denominational adherence".

Note: Kelly's Directory of 1923 states Plymouth Brethren met in Regent Hall, in Regent Street.

See also the Gospel Halls UK and RoI website for Gospel Halls elsewhere.


Now or formerly Non-denominational.

If more than one congregation has worshipped here, or its congregation has united with others, in most cases this will record its original dedication.


This Church is located at OS grid reference SO9246522819. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


  • Places recorded by the Registrar General under the provisions of the Places of Worship Registration Act 1855 (2010) is available as a "Freedom of Information" document from the website What Do They Know.
Last updated on 21 Sep 2012 at 09:48.

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