St Edmund of Canterbury, Whitton
|St Edmund of Canterbury, Whitton|
|Roman Catholic Church of St Edmund of Canterbury, Whitton Parish, Twickenham|
|Location||St Edmund’s Lane, 213 Nelson Road, Whitton TW2 7BB|
|Founded||1934 (parish); 1935 (original church)|
|Founder(s)||The Edmundite Fathers (Society of Saint Edmund)|
|Dedication||St Edmund of Canterbury (1175–1240)|
|Consecrated||19 September 1972|
|Architect(s)||F. X. Velarde; completed by Richard O'Mahony for the F. X. Velarde Partnership|
|Groundbreaking||19 May 1962 (foundation stone)|
|Materials||Reinforced concrete frame beneath an exterior of light golden rustic bricks|
|Diocese||Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster|
|Priest(s)||Rev Nigel Griffin|
St Edmund of Canterbury, Whitton is a Roman Catholic church in Nelson Road, Whitton, Richmond-upon-Thames, London. It is named after Edmund Rich (also known as Saint Edmund or Eadmund of Canterbury, and as Saint Edmund of Abingdon) (1175–1240), who was a 13th-century Archbishop of Canterbury.
The current church building, constructed between 1961 and 1963, to replace the original building dating from 1935, was designed by F. X. Velarde and completed for the F. X. Velarde Partnership by Richard O'Mahony.
Mass is held every morning and also on Saturday and Sunday evenings.
The church publishes a weekly newsletter, St Edmund's Chronicle.
- "About the Parish". Roman Catholic Church of St Edmund of Canterbury. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- "St Edmund of Canterbury – Whitton". Taking Stock: Catholic Churches of England and Wales. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- Bridget Cherry and Nikolaus Pevsner (1983). The Buildings of England – London 2: South. London: Penguin Books. p. 554. ISBN 0 14 0710 47 7.
- "Contact Us". Roman Catholic Church of St Edmund of Canterbury. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- "St Edmund of Canterbury". Roman Catholic Church of St Edmund of Canterbury. Retrieved 16 February 2014.
- "Mass times". Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Westminster. Retrieved 30 March 2013.
- "St Edmund’s Chronicle". Roman Catholic Church of St Edmund of Canterbury. Retrieved 16 February 2014.