Gloucestershire Places of Worship

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Westbury Park ("Trinity") Methodist Church, Westbury Park, Bristol
Westbury Park ("Trinity") Methodist Church,
Etloe Road / Berkeley Road, BS6 7QB,
Westbury Park, Bristol, 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 the 1860s, and we understand it is still open.

Phil Draper, on his ChurchCrawler website records that Westbury Park Methodist Church was founded in the 1860s, when a "tin tabernacle" was built, which - apparently - still survives, in Berkeley Road. It had small gothic windows, and a spirelet, and seems to have been clad in stone.

Its replacement is a large and impressive building. Kelly's Directory of Bristol of 1902 includes it as one of the most important of the 19 Wesleyan chapels it lists - the Wesleyan chapel, Etloe road, Westbury park, erected in 1891, at a cost of £3,500 is an edifice of stone, in the Early Decorated Gothic style, from designs by Mr. H.D. Bryan, architect of Bristol, and consists of apsidal chancel, nave, transepts, vestry and lecture hall".

It is labelled on Old Maps of 1903 as "Trinity Church", and incidentally, the first available Map, a Town Plan of 1882, shows no trace of the earlier building.

To return to the present day, however, as Westbury Park Methodist Church, it is now in a Local Ecumenical Partnership with St Alban's Church, formerly Church of England, and known by the name of "The Church in Westbury Park".


Now or formerly Wesleyan Methodist.

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 ST5742375741. You can see this on various mapping systems. Note all links open in a new window:


I have found many websites of use whilst compiling the information for this database. Here are some which deserve mention as being of special interest for Westbury Park, Bristol, and perhaps to Local History and Places of Worship as a whole.

The above links were selected and reviewed at the time I prepared the information, but please be aware their content may vary, or disappear entirely. These factors are outside my control.

Information last updated on 5 Feb 2014 at 13:32.

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This Report was created 9 Aug 2022 - 21:29:45 BST from information held in the Gloucestershire section of the Places of Worship Database. This was last updated on 13 Oct 2021 at 14:13.

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