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St Thomas’ Hospital Chapel, Westminster Bridge Road, Waterloo

The hospital buildings stretch east along the Thames with the chapel being on the first floor of the south building. The architect was Henry Currey and it dates from 1868-1871.

Tyburn Convent Chapel (Shrine of the Sacred Heart and Tyburn Martyrs), Hyde Park Place, Bayswater Road, Bayswater (Roman Catholic)

The current building is by F.G. Broadbent and dates from 1958-1962, based on H.S. Goodhart-Rendel’s designs. The chapel is divided by a grille between the lay nave and the nun’s sanctuary area.

Kings Cross Church, 242 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross

A plant from St Mary, Bryanston Square which had been worshipping in a pentecostal Ethiopean church along the road. They have recently acquired and adapted a building of 1923, which was the Luciana Temperance Billiard Hall with a shop underneath, into a multi-purpose space (worship area on the 1st floor, offices and meeting rooms). Its last use was as The Poor School, a drama school that opened in 1986 and closed in July 2018.

Chapel, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Holborn

This is the chapel of the world-famous children’s hospital in central London. The chapel was designed by Edward Barry in 1876 as part of the original buildings. It was moved in 1994 to be next to new buildings from 1991-1993. It is richly decorated with marble, alabaster, wall paintings and stained glass by Clayton & Bell, all combine to create a stunning miniature church. It cannot be seen from outside the hospital but is behind and to the left of the main reception.

Oratory of St Philip Neri (Brompton Oratory), Brompton Road, Kensington (Roman Catholic)

A very large baroque church in front of and to one side of Holy Trinity, Brompton. Its designer Herbert Gribble won the commission in competition and the church was built in 1884. After he died the main steel-framed dome was built to an altered design by George Sherrin and E.A. Rickards in 1896. The other domes are concrete framed. Many British and Italian artists contributed decoration to the ornate interior from its construction into the 1930s

Christ Church, 18 Montpelier Place, Knightsbridge (German Lutheran Church)

Lying between Knightsbridge and Hyde Park, this is a church of 1904 designed by Edward Boehmer and Charles Rees for Baron von Schröder. The congregation had previously been worshipping in the Queen’s Chapel up to 1901 and since 1683.

St Mary with St George, Sandwich Street, St Pancras (German Lutheran Church)

This is an amalgamation of the congregations of St George in Whitechapel and St Mary-le-Savoy. The current building dates from 1974-1979 and is in the basement of the International Lutheran Studen Centre. The architect was Ekkehard Weisner of Maguire & Murray. The arched windows at pavement level form the clerestory of the church.

Luther-Tyndale Memorial Church, Leigh Crescent, Kentish Town (Evangelical Lutheran Church of England)

Built in 1938 to replace an older church called Immanuel. The site was previously  Lord Leighton’s Music Hall.

Holy Trinity, Antill Road, South Tottenham (Evangelical Lutheran Church of England)

A small church nestled into a corner on a street of housing. The church was built in 1901, with a chancel (not visible from the street) added in 1935.

Cornerstone Church, Canterbury Road, Leytonstone

A church of 1998 that replaces St Catherine of 1893 (now an Elim Pentecostal church) and St. Paul’s Leyton of 1907 (but a slightly earlier mission church). It is a complex of rooms, offices, etc with a large worship space on the ground floor.