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Coordinates: 52°59′14″N 01°10′45″W / 52.98722°N 1.17917°W / 52.98722; -1.17917

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St. Aidan's Church, Basford
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Denomination Church of England
Churchmanship Broad Church
Dedication St. Aidan
Parish Basford, Nottingham
Deanery Nottingham North
Diocese Southwell and Nottingham
Province York
Vicar(s) Vacant

St. Aidan's Church, Basford is a parish church in the Church of England Diocese of Southwell in Basford, Nottingham.


The church was built in 1905 by Robert Evans and Sons, as a chapel of ease to St. Leodegarius Church, Basford.

It was consecrated on 21 February 1905 by the Bishop of Southwell Edwyn Hoskyns.

The church is famous for its 1966 carvings at the top of the pillars by the sculptor Witold Gracjan Kawalec, representing Work, Peace, Mercy, Hope, Life, Guidance, Humility, Justice, Grace and Music.


  • W. A. Boyd 1905-1909
  • F. Kennen 1909-1921
  • G. H. Vine 1921-1960
  • Kenneth Cook 1961-1967
  • R. Fearn 1968-1973
  • H. J. Crowie 1975-1978
  • G. Hepple 1979-1984
  • W. Jarvis 1984-1993
  • J. Hemstock and P. Hemstock 1994-1997
  • P. Hemstock 1997-2006
  • Richard Shaw 2007-2016

Services and events

  • Sunday
    • 10.00am Eucharist - 1st, 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month
    • 10.00am Service of the Word - 3rd Sunday of the month
    • 6.30pm Eucharist - 3rd Sunday of the month only
  • Thursday 11.00am Luncheon Fellowship
                Drop in for a snack and a chat ~ all welcome
  • Friday 9.00am Coffee Morning
                 Held Friday morning between 9.00 a.m. and noon it’s an informal chance to meet with friends
                 and chat over biscuits and a cup of tea or coffee. A warm welcome awaits everyone.
                 If you have little ones, we hope they enjoy the toys. There’s no charge.
                 Term time only

'How to find us'

By Car

St Aidan’s is located at the Junction of Arnold Road & Landsdowne Road. We’ve a small car park to the rear of church accessed off Lansdowne Road, there’s also plenty of free on street parking. NG5 3JH

By Tram

David Lane Tram Stop Cross the railway level crossing walk up Southwark Street St Aidan’s is 300m up the hill on the right.

By Bus

Nottingham City Transport

Services 68, 68a, 69, 69a and 80 – Basford Crossings bus stop Walk up Southwark Street opposite Basford railway level crossing St Aidan’s is 300m up the hill on the right.

Service L14 - Wilton Street bus stop 25m

Contact information

Church Office 0115 924 5437

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