Cathedral Church of the Redemption
Cathedral Church of the Redemption in Delhi is located on Church Road, wedged between Jaipur Column and the Sansad Bhawan. This architectural marvel was designed by Henry Medd and built between 1927 and 1935. The architecture echoes the traits of the Lutyens’ school of architecture, to which he belonged. The style and architecture resembles that of the Free Church in Hampstead Garden Suburb. The church is marked by austere exteriors but magnificent interiors. The outer side of the church is designed with red sandstone roofing.
The interior of this Anglican Church has deep-set openings which allow the resplendent sunlight to seep through. The Cathedral now belongs to the church of North India. Lord Irwin gifted the silver cross to the church. He also endowed the church with a picture, which is on display at the eastern end of the church. According to popular belief, Lord Irwin is said to have gifted the picture as a symbol of his thanksgiving to the Lord Almighty, when he narrowly escaped an attack made on his train in 1929.
Religious performances on Christmas and Easter are held every year at the Cathedral Church of the Redemption in Delhi. The Capital City Minstrels choir group at the church performs concerts during these religious occasions.