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St George’s Cathedral (former Christ Church), Albany Street, Regents Park (Antiochian Orthodox)

Built as Christ Church for Anglicans in 1836-37 by James Pennethorne. The chancel was added by R.C. Carpenter in 1843. It is now leased to the Antiochian Orthodox church, which is the Orthodox church for  Middle Eastern states such as Syria, Lebanon and Jordan. There is much Clayton and Bell glass, plus one early Morris window designed by Rossetti. many of the furnishings such as the font, pulpit and high altar were designed by William Butterfield.

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St Katherine, Danish Church (Lutheran)

Built in 1826 by Ambrose Poynter as the chapel of St Katherine’s Hospital.

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St Mark, St Mark’s Square, Regents Park

Near the Regent’s Canal and the Zoo a church by Thomas Little of 1851-52, to which Blomfield added a chancel  in 1890, however war damage meant that the roofs and east wall were by A.P. Knapp-Fisher and date from 1957. There are  Ninian Comper altarpieces and stained glass that were added after the war, replacing damaged items by the same artist.

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