Quality Hotel Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton, EN WV1 4SW
Phone: (44) 1902 424433
Fax: (44) 1902 710353
Not only can you use the internet at this cyber cafe, you can also download software, take color print outs and photocopy. You can also take advantage of the staff expertise with an internet tuition session. Refreshments are available and include crisps, sweets and drinks.
A Collegiate Church, St Peter is a catholic church in central Wolverhampton, England. Stands at the highest point of Wolverhampton, it is the oldest church in the town. The cost of building this church was exorbitant and so is it's maintenance. This church includes the Last Chapel dedicated to Virgin Mary. The tower arches of the church remains the oldest feature of the present building. This collegiate church was key in the development of the town. It was the only church in Wolverhampton till the 18th Century and much of the town belonged to the dean leading to it's progress. Listed as a Grade I building, this church has an exemplary music department and is renowned to have the second oldest complete set of twelve bells in the country.
St. John's Church is a fine 18th Century building located in the city of Wolverhampton. Designed by William Baker or Roger Eykyn, it was built in 1776 as a response to the growing population and the threat of the onslaught of Dissent and Roman Catholicism in the area. Owing to the industrial revolution, there came a need to build two more structures close to St John's. The church, listed as a Grade II heritage building, is still a magnificent structure and is also very well known for it's ancient Renatus Harris organ. The shrine has a beautiful yard which provides a lovely repose for weary travelers and workers. This church's structure provides superb acoustics and is an ideal location for concerts.
Rome wasn't built in a day and certainly this Roman town in UK wasn't either. Manduessedum, now known as Mancetter, originally a fort around which a small dwelling came about. The fort was constructed in about 50CE - 60 CE. This town was also the setting for the final battle between the rebel queen of Britons and the Roman army where Romans defeated the Briton forces. The Mancetter Manor House is a two storeyed building with timber frames from the 14th Century. Mancetter blossomed into a town and was renowned for it's pottery industry.
Ladbroke Stadium is the home of the hugely successful Wolverhampton Speedway team, which competes in the Elite League; the top league of this fast and dangerous motorcycling sport. Meetings comprise of 15 races covering four laps of the 400m track; each race only lasts between one and two minutes so you get some idea of the speeds involved. The team regularly competes in high profile national races both at home and away; contact the stadium or visit the web site for details of specific races.
St Bartholomew's Church is a parish church belonging to the Anglican parish situated in Penn. Built in parts over several centuries, to this day this church is a still an entity where followers go to worship. The work on this church was started in the 14th Century and the tower was added in the 15th Century and later enhanced in the 18th Century. The peace and sanctity put together with stone walls and the long arch windows surely herald you into a different era.
With a blissful aura and a well maintained area, the St Thomas' Church is one of the most beautiful churches in Wolverhampton. It has excellent facilities for the visitors. Being disabled friendly, the church offers hearing aids and also welcomes assistance dogs into the premises. The church also has a creche and is highly family friendly. The church also houses a cafe where you can relish light refreshments. Do not worry about parking your vehicle, the church has a parking space for visitors.
A 19th Century church, St. Giles was founded by Richard and John Hampton with the purpose of a having a priest sing daily services as a relief to the local inhabitants. There is said to have been an ancient building dated 1313 on the site of the current structure. The original building perished in 1748 and a new shrine was built in it's place, although the tower survived and another level was added to it. The construction was square in shape and built with red bricks, having an aspidal projection used as a chancel. The new building was further modified in a few ways to make the current structure, by adding a new chancel, tearing down the pillars in the nave, building a new vestry and arcades in the Gothic style and additional galleries. Two more bells were added to the original peal as a tribute to King George V's silver Jubilee. With weekly mass and 'Sunday's Kool' for children, this church is a sacred and lively space for all to cherish.
The Dudley area, in the west of the city, has a rich geological heritage, in other words, it's good caving and potholing country. The Dudley Caving Club meets every Thursday at the address given, which is their clubhouse. You can just turn up and you'll be made welcome. Trips are arranged to many places where there's good caving to be had. Visit the web site or telephone for full details.
The Himley hall was home to the Lords and Knights of Dudley for around four centuries. It used to be a moated manor until it was relocated along with the medieval church nearby in 1764. Lancelot Brown designed the adjoining park of the mansion and there it stands today in all its glory. From the Earls, the house passed on to the local district council after the coal mining industry declined. The park and house were opened to the public in 1966. Currently, the Himley house boasts of fully furnished rooms, conference halls, Art- Deco styled suits and lounge bars. It also hosts a lot of exhibitions with many pots, costumes, paintings, arts and crafts from its previous owners on display. The hall is also rented out for special occasions like birthdays and weddings.
Church of St. James the Great in Sedgley is an Anglican church located within the boundaries of Anglican Diocese of Worcester. The church was built in the 19th Century in the Gothic architectural style and subsequent alterations were made to the church building. This beautiful structure built from local yellow stone was designed by the architect Thomas Lee. The notable features of the church are its two porches, chancel, organ and the west tower. The has received Grade II listed building status.
Church of St. Edmund in Dudley is locally called "Bottom Church". It occupies immense monumental value and is honored with Grade II listed status. The church site was constructed in 970 CE and demolished during English Civil War. The church was rebuilt in 1724 and is a massive representation of distinctive architecture, built with red-stone bricks. The church has a chancel, south porch, aisles, nave and huge tower on the west. The interiors, in spite of alterations, still holds it erstwhile pew, pulpit and gallery. The services of church are held regularly here.