St Bride's ChurchSt Bride's Church
is a church
designed by Sir Christopher Wren
on Fleet Street
in the City of Westminster
. Due to its location on Fleet Street it has a long association with journalists
. The church is a distinctive sight on London
's skyline and the tiered steeple is said to be the inspiration for the design of modern tiered wedding cakes. The church dedicated to St Bride
, was wrecked by bombs dropped by the Luftwaffe
during the Second World War
, and was rebuilt at the expense of newspaper proprietors and journalists.
A church has stood in the location of St Bride's for centuries.