Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral
Inspired by Bill's images of the cathedral I decided to have a walk around the Catholic Cathedral in Liverpool. This was taken from the rear of the building standing on the roof of the original Lutyens designed building. The crypt was built up to 1941 when war stopped work and after the war costs had risen so much the building could not be completed. If it had been the Cathedral would have been the largest in the world. After several attempts to restart building, at a reduced scael in 1960 a competition was held to provide a new dsign to be built onthe base of the Lutyens design. The building submitted by the architect Sir Fredrick Gibberd was chaosen and the so building started again in 1962. The cathedral was compted in 1967 and has had a few modifications since then.
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