St Andrew's Cathedral is situated 0.5 of
a mile south of George Square, overlooking the
The Cathedral Church of Saint Andrew, is a
Roman Catholic Cathedral designed in 1814 by
James Gillespie Graham, in the Neo Gothic
St. Andrew's Cathedral is the seat of the
Archbishop of Glasgow. From the Scottish
Reformation of 1560, until the Roman Catholic
Relief Act of 1791, that restored certain civil
rights and freedom of worship, Roman Catholics
in Glasgow had to worship covertly.
The restoration of the cathedral was
completed in April 2011.
The cathedral is not on the Tour Bus route
. St Andrew's
Cathdral Google Map.
St Andrew's Cathedral Postcode: G1 4ER .
Tel: 0141 204 2409
This is a popular church with the people of
Glasgow, and also welcomes visitors from around
the world. You can browse through the Website
to view images and experience the impressive
The cathedral is situated next to the River
Clyde, with good paths alongside each side of
the river. There are a number of interesting
bridges all along, well worth viewing, dating
from the Victoria Bridge
from 1854, to the Clyde Arc in
2006, often referred to as the Squinty Bridge. The victoria bridge
is situated about 300 yards east of the
cathedral, and the Squinty Bridge 1 mile
Next to the cathedral, is the pedestrian
only South Portland
Street Suspension Bridge from 1853.
The walk along the south side of the river,
is an interesting and peaceful way to view the
city. Glasgow River