Parish Church of Saint Martin, Low Marple

  • **NEW VICAR**

    St Martin's are delighted to announce that Father Timothy Hupfield was confirmed as our new vicar on 3rd March 2021. You can watch the full induction service at the link below:

    Reverend Timothy Hupfield, St Martins Church, Marple - YouTube

    Sunday worship will also re-commence 28th March on Palm Sunday. This is subject to no further restrictions.  

    Anyone who wishes to attend, please contact Alan Ashurst on 0161 456 9693 prior so that we can ensure allowable numbers are not exceeded.  

    Private prayer will still be available on Saturday mornings from 10:00 - 12:00.


    St Martin's is proud to be a member of Churches Together Marple.  Please visit the site here for regular news updates from the local area and what our churches are doing for those in our community at this time. 

    We would also encourage you to watch streamed services from Chester Cathedral at this link


    The parish of Low Marple: St Martin is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Chester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.

    The vicar, Fr Timothy, can be contacted on 01663 764 946, or by email: timothyhupfield[@]

    The Diocese of Chester's safeguarding pages can be found here:



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  • Saint Martin's Church is an Anglican church following the traditions of the Anglo-Catholic Oxford Movement.

    It was established in 1867 by Mrs Hudson, the lady of Brabyns Hall. Built during the Arts and Crafts era and extended in the Art Nouveau period the church contains works by William Morris, Dante Gabrielle Rosetti, Sir Edward Burne-Jones and Ford Maddox Browne.  The Architect was John Dando Sedding. Later extensions feature the work of architect Henry Wilson and includes works by Christopher Whall.

    This active and friendly church welcomes visitors to services and the building as well as users of the hall, please see the appropriate sections for details.






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