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St George, Heathrow Airport

An underground chapel in the centre of the airport, it was built in 1968 by Jack Forrest. The three apses were originally designed for the C of E, Roman Catholic and Free Churches but now there is only a single sanctuary, a chapel and a baptistery.


St Mary, Priory Road, Kilburn

On the corner of Abbey Road and Priory Road a little way east of the High Road. It was designed by F. & H. Francis and built 1857-62. The east window is by Clayton and Bell, much other glass was lost in WW2 but windows from the redundant All Souls, Loudon Road have been reset in some of the space left.


St Mary of Zion, Lower Clapton Road (Ethiopian Orthodox)

The church currently worships in St James Anglican church next door. In 2011 they acquired the Palace Pavillion nightclub that had closed in 2006 (formerly the Clapton Cinematograph built in 1910) to convert into their own church building. As of 2018 the work seems to be progressing slowly.

Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God, Trinity Road, Wood Green (Greek Orthodox)

Barely a 150 metres from St Bartholomew, this is a former Methodist church of 1872, designed by the Rev. J. N. Johnson,  called Trinity Chapel that was acquired in 1970. Church website


St. Barnabas, Finsbury Road, Wood Green Greek Orthodox)

Just off Bounds Green Road between Wood Green and Bowes Park. This is a former Baptist chapel of 1876 that was used by the Catholic Apostolic from 1904 up to the mid 1960s before passing to the Greek Orthodox church. Church website


St. Anthony the Great and St. John the Baptist, Sussex Way, Holloway (Greek Orthodox)

In a former  Welsh Calvinistic Methodist chapel near the Seven Sisters Road/Hornsey Road junction.  The church was built in 1873 and designed by A.G. Hennell. Church website


Swedish Church, Harcourt Road, St Marylebone

Forming part of the street front, this is a building of 1910 by Axel Haig. The church is up a flight of steps on the first floor. The font, pulpit and reredos came from a previous 18th century building in Wapping.