The Church is modern in design and construction, but also provides a link
with tradition. The construction consists of reinforced concrete frames,
copper roof and reinforced concrete, louvered infill panel walls with alternate
stained glass window infills. The main exterior finishes are natural
concrete and rendering. The copper fleche and High Cross outside rises to a height of 110 feet
over the intersection of the Cruciform plan. This latter houses the bell
Internally, the main walls are finished in plaster with natural
concrete brick in the Sanctuary area. The unostentatious interior with the
rhythm of the structural frames and the angular forms and shapes of the
roof and walls give an overall simple and dignified effect.
While the design of the Church was completed by the architect, Mr.
Charles D. Ellison, B.Arch., A.R.I.B.A before the Second Vatican Council,
the design was revised and the high altar positioned at the intersection
of the cruciform plan to conform to the requirements of the revised
Liturgy (Vatican II) whereby Mass could be celebrated facing the laity.