I have debated long and hard which building to choose in Liverpool.  The Liver building, the Cunard building, The Albert Dock or the Anglican Cathedral but I eventually decided on the Cathedral (full name Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool).  The young Giles Gilbert Scott, who has already got one building in my seven – Battersea Power Station, won a competition for its design when he was only 22 and had no real experience of building design.  Long a butt of comedians jokes on Merseyside for not being completed it was eventually finished in 1978 18 years after Scott’s death.

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It had the largest pipe organ in the country until the Royal Albert Hall’s organ was reconstructed.  It is free to enter but there is a recommended subscription of £3.  A fantastic soaring ceiling will make you feel at one with the world even if you have no religious beliefs.

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