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Waverley Park Mission (Former), Ivydale Road, Nunhead now Peckham Seventh Day Adventist

Very little is known about this church which was built 1895-1896 and is now used by the Seventh Day Adventists. The red brick fronts a much plainer stock brick building.

St Andrew Mission (Former), Waghorn Street, Peckham now Rosicrucian

Built as a Mission to St John in 1902 but declared redundant as early as 1932 and sold in 1948. The architect is not recorded.  It is now a Rosicrucian meeting hall.

St Peter (Former), Lordship Lane, Dulwich Common now Deeper Life Church

A large church with an adjacent hall both designed by Charles Barry Junior, started in 1987-74 but the tower and west end were only completed in 1885. It was declared redundant in 1984 and before becoming part of the Deeper Life Church it was used by the Benedictine Community of Worth Abbey.

All Saints and St Stephen Former), Surrey Square, Walworth now Church of the Lord (Aldura)

A replacement for a bombed 19th-century church by N.F. Cachemaille-Day dating from 1959. It closed in 1975 and was taken on by the Church of the Lord in 1977.

All Hallows (Former), Pepper Street, Southwark

This was a major church by G.G. Scott junior built in 1879-1880. Most was destroyed in WW2 but a chapel and some other remains were adapted as a church by Thomas F. Ford in 1957. It became redundant in 1971 and after a period as a recording studio, it is now being used as temporary housing accommodation. The churchyard is a public open space.

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.

Most Holy Trinity, Dockhead/Jamaica Road, Bermondsey (Roman Catholic)

A prominent landmark on a turn in the road. It dates from 1960 and is by Harry Goodhart-Rendel replacing a WW2 damaged church.

St John Horsleydown, Fair Street/Tower Bridge Road, Bermondsey

This was a church of 1727 by Nicholas Hawksmoor and John James. It was largely destroyed in WW2 but the lower parts of the walls form the base of Nasmith House used by the London City Mission. It is still surrounded by its churchyard, now a public open space.

Our Lady of La Salette and St Joseph, Melior Street, Bermondsey (Roman Catholic)

Forming part of the street frontage on a tight site. It was designed by Edmund J. Kelly in 1861. It is the Slovak Catholic Mission in London as well as a parish church.

St Thomas (Former), St Thomas Street, Southwark now Herb Garrett Museum (Tower and attic) and a Restaurant

Originating as a parish church forming part of St Thomas Hospital. The current building dates from 1702-1703. The tower leads to an attic now a historic operating theatre museum while the church having been the Chapter House of Southwark Cathedral is now an upmarket restaurant.