Cathedral closed

due to coronavirus outbreak

Following the Prime Minister's announcement (23rd March 2020) the Cathedral is now closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Working from home

Whilst, due to current restrictions, there is no admission to the Cathedral at all, the Cathedral clergy and staff continue to work from home. If you need to contact us, please email or follow the links here: Cathedral response to coronavirus outbreak

Normal Cathedral Opening Times (not currently in use)

Monday to Saturday:   9.00am until 5.00pm*
12.00 noon until 3.00pm*
* Visitors are strongly advised to check in advance for any changes to these times. If you have any queries please email

Dates with some restricted access

13 July to 19 July

There will be no access to the New Building and limited access to the central part of the Cathedral due to the installation of the Natural History Museum's exhibiton, T. rex: The Killer Question.

20 July to 31 August
There will be no access to the New Building at the east end of the Cathedral except for ticket holders for T. rex: The Killer Question.

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