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St Mary’s Hospital Chapel, Praed Street, Paddington

On the 1st floor of the Mary Stanford wing. I assume it dates from Sir William Emerson’s extensions of 1904?

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.

The Archdiocesan Chapel of the Annunciation of the Mother of God (Greek Orthodox), 5, Craven Hill, Paddington W2 3ENT

This chapel is attached to the headquarters of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain a short way west of Paddington Station.

Kings College Chapel, The Strand, Westminster

A college of the University of London. The chapel is entered from within the college buildings. The original building was by Robert Smirke and built in 1829-1831, however, it was drastically reconstructed by G.G. Scott in 1861-1864 with further decoration throughout the rest of the 19th-century. A restoration of 2000 by Inskip & Jenkins reversed mid 20th-century decorative changes and returned it to its 19th-century appearance. The glass was added at the 2000 restoration and is by Joseph A Nuttgens.

French Protestant Church, Soho Square, central London

In one corner of Soho Square, the frontage gives no idea of the round-arched terracotta church behind. It was designed by Sir Aston Webb and built in 1891-93


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.


St Luke, Fernhead Road/Kilburn Lane, West Kilburn

Near Queens Park station, this is a church of 1959 by Michael Farey. The clerestory features a series of windows by Francis Spear.


St David Welsh Church, St Mary’s Terrace, Paddington (former)

A Welsh language Anglican church very close to St Mary Paddington Green. It was built in 1896 by C. Evans Vaughan. It has been shared with a French school for some time and was recently declared redundant. It is approached through a gateway at the side of housing.

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Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, Bayswater (Former)

All that remains is the tower and spire joined to a development of 1983. The church was by F. & H. Francis and dates from 1854-55.

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Fitzrovia Chapel (ex Middlesex Hospital Chapel), Pearson Square off Mortimer Street

Re opened in September 2015 as part of the redevelopment of the old Middlesex Hospital site a short way north of Oxford Street. The chapel was designed by JL.Pearson in 1890-91 and completed by F.L. Pearson. The marble decoration was added from 1891 until the 1930s.

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