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All Saints, Herbert Road/Ripon Road, Plumstead

A replacement for a WW2 damaged church. It was built in 1956 by Thomas F. Ford.

All Saints, Bercta Road, New Eltham

In a cul de sac near the station. The church is by  P. Dollar dating from 1898 with a chancel added in 1930 by Thomas F Ford and the west end completed in 1937.

The Good Shepherd, Handen Road/Wantage Road, Lee

A church of 1956-1957 by Thomas F. Ford. It is a replacement for a church of 1880 by Ernest Newton. The west end (which is the only part of the interior I have so far accessed) was converted into a hall in 1990.

St Nicholas, Deptford Green, Deptford

A medieval tower of around 1500 is the oldest part. The church was built in 1697 by Charles Stanton but was badly damaged in WW2. It was rebuilt in 1958 by Thomas F. Ford.

St Crispin (Former), Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey now a day nursery

Replacing a war-damaged church this church was built in 1958-59 by Thomas F Ford but made redundant in 1999 and is now used as a nursery.

Christ Church, Old Kent Road, Camberwell

The east end faces the road. The church dates from 1867-68 and is by the “Rogue” architect Enoch Bassett Keeling. The spire has been lost, replaced by a simple tower top. War damage was repaired by Thomas F. Ford.

St Peter, Liverpool Grove, Walworth

At the end of a short street off Walworth Road and sitting in a large churchyard. The church was designed by Sir John Soane in 1823-25. Ewan Christian made changes at the east end in 1888 and there were repairs after WW2 damage by Thomas F. Ford in 1953 (65 people sheltering in crypt were killed in a 1940 air raid.