Northgate Church, Chester

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Northgate Church, Chester
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Northgate Church, Chester
Northgate Church, Chester is located in Cheshire
Northgate Church, Chester
Northgate Church, Chester
Location in Cheshire
Coordinates: 53°11′45″N 2°53′41″W / 53.1958°N 2.8946°W / 53.1958; -2.8946
OS grid reference SJ 404 669
Location Upper Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire
Country England
Denomination Independent
Website Northgate Church
Functional status Active
Heritage designation Grade II
Designated 23 July 1998
Architect(s) T. M. Lockwood
Architectural type Church
Style Gothic Revival
Completed 1874
Materials Sandstone and brick
Slate roofs

Northgate Church, Chester, is located in Upper Northgate Street, Chester, Cheshire, England. It is an active church, and part of the Lifelink International family of churches.


It was originally built in 1874 as a Congregational church, and was designed by the local architect T. M. Lockwood.[1]


The church is constructed with a front in yellow sandstone, and the sides and rear in brick. The roof is slated.[1] It is described by the authors of the Buildings of England series as "quite a landmark".[2] The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed building.[1]

Present day[edit]

The congregation is part of an apostolic network of churches across the UK and USA called Lifelink International under the banner of Global Horizons.Its theology consist of popular neo-charismatic teachings such as the Power Positive Thinking and Seeker Sensitive Movement.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c Historic England, "Northgate Church, Chester (1375969)", National Heritage List for England, retrieved 20 February 2012 
  2. ^ Hartwell, Clare; Hyde, Matthew; Hubbard, Edward; Pevsner, Nikolaus (2011) [1971], Cheshire, The Buildings of England, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, p. 244, ISBN 978-0-300-17043-6 
  3. ^ Northgate Church, Global Horizons, retrieved 25 June 2016