Our Aims

In 2021, Manchester Cathedral will celebrate the 600-year anniversary of the Henry V charter (1421) to transform the parish church of St Mary into the collegiate church of Manchester, which gained cathedral status in 1847. See the timeline to learn more.

The main aims of the Development Project are:

• to secure a 600-year musical tradition;
• to improve accessibility to the Cathedral and its heritage ;
• to protect and repair the historic building, and to improve its environmental performance and services for worship, visitors and events.

See the Schedule of works for more.


Be a part of it

Go to the Be a part of it page to find out how you can support the project.

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