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Wellington Street,


The Priory of the Holy Cross is home to a large parish in the city centre. We are responsible for the chaplaincies to two universities, Leicester and De Montfort, with the Catholic Chaplaincy based in an annexe to the priory itself.


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Map reference: SK 589039  Lat: 52.63017 Long: -1.12976

The church can be accessed via New Walk or Wellington Street.

Car parking is available on Wellington Street, Dover Street or Princess Road West. Currently on-street parking on Sunday is free although this may change in the future – check the signs. Off road parking is available in Newark Street car park or on Dover Street.

Holy Cross is just a short walk from Leicester Railway Station – cross London Road and walk up pavement along the side of Waterloo Way. When you get to New Walk turn right. You will see the church on your right as you walk along after a hundred yards or so.