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Part of the local culture

We visited the St Mary’s church a few hours before a kickoff at the nearby St Mary’s stadium. There... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2017
BeachStone2C
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Helsinki, Finland
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A Great Old Church

This is a great old church where many of my ancestors were married and baptised. The records from... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
Davinci_uk
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 Feb 2019
“Church of Shame - use Scammers to operate their car park to fraudulently make money despite paying for parking”
16 Jan 2019
“Amazing, growing church community ”
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

Jesus would walk away from this church if he knew how careless they use thieves called Premier Parking to steal money from me when using their car park. The car park is full of uneven ground creating puddles, leaves and has no indication of when...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Reuban C
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

St Mary’s has both been physically refurbished during 2018 and a new community is establishing itself, with the help of HTB church in London. The long-standing congregation of this historic and beautiful church are integral to the development of this growing community. The vision is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank chrissQ7420RG
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Do not use this car park as it is operated by Premier park. They have faulty machines that take your money but don't register the money and if you don't notice you will end up over staying and they will charge you £100. When you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank MarkR2495
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We visited the St Mary’s church a few hours before a kickoff at the nearby St Mary’s stadium. There was a voluntary cafe offering hot dogs, carrot or sweet potato for a pound. Unbelievable peaceful atmosphere. And the church was worth visiting to begin with.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank BeachStone2C
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

St. Mary's Church is the largest in Southampton and a church can be traced back to the 7th century. Awesome tower and this is a Grade II listed building. The church was rebuilt in the 1950s after being bombed in world war two. Great architecture...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank rayrest
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Do not use the car park it is "managed" by Premier Car Park thugs who ticket you for absolutely anything including making up infringements so they can issue fake parking charge notices £100 if you fall foul of this sham business you will spend 100's...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Fairbas
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I had the great pleasure of being given a guided tour by the Rector Rev'd Dr Julian Davies which was enthralling. There has been a church on this site since 7th Century, when Saint Birinus came to England to re-establish Christianity. The current building is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Ruwan_Uduwerage
Reviewed 29 October 2015

This is a great old church where many of my ancestors were married and baptised. The records from this church can be found at Southampton Library Special Collections in the basement of the main library.

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank Davinci_uk
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Beautiful church in the heart of Southampton. only downside is that th grounds need to be upkeoyt better and please removeh the car park !!!

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 23 March 2015

In addition to my previous review here, I thought I should add that the famous song The Bells of St Mary's refers to the beautiful bells of this Southampton Church that used to heard from the Docks, and her spire could be seen from the...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank Jane C
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