Our building

'We realised we were in the presence of a masterpiece' John Betjeman writing to Sir Edward Maufe about St Thomas' in 1974

St Thomas the Apostle Hanwell is first and foremost its people. But we are also proud of building's art and architecture, to which this section provides a brief introduction. In addition, a comprehensive guide to the building is available for download in PDF format.

Art and Architecture

An introduction to the art and architecture of St Thomas Hanwell, a Grade 2* listing church described as architect Edward Maufe's finest building.

Stations of the Cross

The St Thomas Hanwell Stations of the Cross were gifted to the church by the artist John Pelling and were blessed and inaugurated by the Rt Rev John Broadhurst, then Bishop of Fulham, in November 2002.

Letter from Sir John Betjeman to Sir Edward Maufe

A published letter from Sir John Betjeman to St Thomas' Architect Sir Edward Maufe after visiting the church in 1974.