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Cathedral Architect

The Chapter of St Albans Cathedral wishes to appoint a Cathedral Architect to be its principal professional adviser on all matters relating to the fabric of the Cathedral, its structure, contents and furnishings and its setting.

The architect will be responsible for overseeing all major repair and conservation works to the Cathedral and its surrounding precinct and for any maintenance work which would materially affect or permanently alter the fabric. He or she will have overall responsibly for advising on all aspects of the fabric, including aesthetic issues, and in particular in relation to the liturgy and worship of the Cathedral.

The successful applicant will be a registered architect or a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He or she will have an understanding and genuine enthusiasm for complex historic and ecclesiastical buildings together with the ability to work creatively with the Chapter to enhance the Cathedral’s ministry or welcome to all through innovative architectural solutions.

St Albans Cathedral aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

For further information about the role and the application process, please download the application information here 

Applications must be submitted by midday on Friday 31 March 2017. 

Root Group

The Root Group is a well established part of the Cathedral’s life and ministry, and offers two young people the opportunity of spending an academic year working in St Albans – Britain’s oldest site of continuous Christian worship over 1700 years. The placement is designed specifically for those considering a vocation to ordained ministry, and the participants are expected to engage in a variety of areas of ministry. 

Please complete the Application Form and return to the Sub Dean The Revd Canon Richard Watson by email or post.  Shortlisted candidates will be invited to St Albans for interview, with a chance to meet current Roots, key members of the cathedral staff and congregation, and to see a variety of activities.  

For further information about the role and the application process, please download the role description here and the application form here.

Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 31 March 2017. 

Cathedral Choirs

If your son or daughter is interested in joining either the Cathedral Choir (boys) or the Abbey Girls Choir, then we would love to hear from you. The next round of auditions will be in the Summer term 2016 for boys and girls in year 3 (academic year 2016/17).

Please visit the Cathedral Choirs section on this website or contact the Music Department on 01727 890245 or e-mail:

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