The Revd Canon David Rogers –

our Associate Priest has died

after a short illness.

















On 8th August,in the Diocesan Mailing  Bishop John announced that with great sadness the death, after a short illness, of the Revd Canon David Rogers, much loved priest, who was until 2013 Rector of Beoley for 23 years.

























David was ordained in 1972 and spent his entire ministry in our diocese. In retirement, his very considerable ministry focussed upon St Martin, London Road in Worcester and his work as Chairman of the Friends of Holland House. He was aged 69 when he died.

Bishop John said: "I give thanks for David and for the way in which his life has touched very many people for good and for God. May he be welcomed into the loving arms of the Lord he served so faithfully.  Please pray for David, his partner, in his loss.”



David's funeral will take place on Thursday, 31st August, 11.00am at St Martin's Church, London Road, Worcester.


There will be a Eucharist at St Martin's the preceding evening, Wednesday 30th August, at 7.30pm for anyone who would like to join the family - you will be most welcome.

Car parking Information

for the Funeral of David Rogers at St Martin’s Church, London Rd

at 11.00am 31st August

There is no parking available at the church.


Download the map






which indicates roadside parking in the vicinity of the church.  

In addition:

•       Parking for up to 40 cars is available at Crown Packaging UK Ltd, Perry Wood Walk – WR5 1EG (lower level of the car park, marked Crown and Crown Visitors, but NOT the first 12 or so bays)


•       Nearest public car parks (less than 1mile away):

a)   Commandery Road – WR1 2LS [30 spaces]

b)   King Street – WR1 2NX [110 spaces]

c)   Clare Street (City Walls Road) – WR1 2AT [51 spaces]

d)   Cathedral Plaza (NCP) – WR1 2NA [325 spaces]

e)   Copenhagen Street – WR1 2HB [161 spaces]


There are buses ( 44, 44C & 44D ) from Cathedral Plaza every 20 minutes  to Sebright bus stop 9ST Martin’s Church)










David Rogers wide (1) David Rogers Roadside Car Parking on 31.08.17