Eccleshill Parish Church
Bradford, UK

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St Luke's Church, Eccleshill
Bringing the good news of Jesus to the people of Eccleshill.
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Eccleshill, Bradford, UK
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Treasure Hunt on 3rd July 2016: scroll down this page to the bottom to see the results.

We have been asked to give our views on proposals for new deanery boundaries in the Bradford Episcopal Area. Here are the proposals and a map for us to consider. 24/5/16

(So far as we can tell, the e-mail problems reported a week ago are now resolved.) 11/3/16


Access for all

We have these facilities:

wheelchair access
  • Ramped access
  • Accessible WC
  • Handrails to chancel steps
hearing loop
  • Hearing loop
  • Makaton signs in some worship songs
sight impairment
  • 14 point service books for all
  • Large print hymn books on request
  • Braille service & hymn books on request
  • Guide dogs welcome
  • Gluten-free communion bread on request
  • Other dietary needs accommodated on request
BUT we don't have these facilities:
  • Assigned parking for wheelchair users (nor for anyone else!)
  • Ramped access to the chancel
  • Light switches accessible from wheelchairs
  • Ramped emergency exit
  • Excellent lighting
  • Signed services in BSL*
  • Very large print 30pt service books*
  • Large print bibles
  • Large print versions of projected songs*
  • Soundproofed room for noisy play
  • Worship suitable for those with learning difficulties
  • Group for children with learning difficulties
In other words, we try but we're not there yet. We are working towards national standards.

* we can get these by arrangement, but we need some notice: contact us

Treasure Hunt around the Eccleshill History Trail on 3rd July 2016:

Answers to the questions:

1. There are 5 crosses and crowns on the two old school gates.
2. There are 12 blue doors in the row of houses opposite the White Hart.
3. The gradient of Bank outside the Victoria Hotel is 11%.
4. Under the "Letters" on the door of the Wesleyan Chapel are two numbers adding up to 6.
5. Elizabeth Close passed away on 25th October.
6. The artificial famine created 7 million victims in Ukraine.
7. There are 14 bays in the pub car park at the Royal Oak.
8. The Mechanics Institute was built in 1862.
9. The plaque in Whitebeam Walk has 3 horns.
10. There are 8 floodlights lighting the bowling green.
11. The war memorial was erected in 1922.
12. There are 12 weavers' houses in Moorwell Place facing the Recreation Ground.
13. The last lamp post down Tunwell Lane is numbered 7.
14. The last number on the A&C Holmes plaque is 6.
15. William Waite died in 1873.
16. The telegraph pole is no. 165.
17. Light Fantastic is open 7 days a week.
18. The total of these numbers in 139.
The 139th name on the plaque is F Wheat.

We try to update our diary page monthly, and our other pages whenever necessary. If you come across a page which is definitely out of date, please e-mail us and we will try to address the problem straight away. This page was last updated on 20th July 2016.