Bombed during World War II, St George’s Garrison Church survives as an evocative ruin with recently conserved mosaics, and a modern canopy roof, now available for all to enjoy.


Armistice Day 2015

Wreathes were laid at the service held at St George’s on Armistice Day, and a remembrance memorial was dedicated in honour of those service personnel and civilians who have lived or served in Woolwich, and who sacrificed their lives for our country.

Armistice Day 2015 

A moving and dignified service was held at St George's, and a new memorial unveiled. The memorial contains the names of eleven service personnel and civilians who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country, or have died as a result of conflict post September 1945. Their names are engraved on plaques alongside the marble memorial stone: 

Warrant Wardmaster, James William Alexander McDuff
Private George Edward Turner
Fusilier Denis Frank Jacobs 
Fusilier Stanley James Anstead 
Gunner Richard Copeland Sloan Dunne 
Alan Horsley
Private Christopher Gordon Rayment 
Fusilier Donal Anthony Meade 
Lieutenant Tom Tanswell 
Lance Corporal Jake Alderton 
Fusilier Lee Rigby

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St George's Garrison Church in Woolwich, with its modern canopy roof and stunning mosaics, is both an evocative ruin and a contemporary space. Designed by Thomas H Wyatt in an Italian-Romanesque style, the Church was built between 1862-63 to serve the Royal Artillery in Woolwich. Today it is run by a local group, the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust who are committed to making it available for all to visit and enjoy. Directly opposite the Barracks in Woolwich, South East London, come and enjoy its beauty and peaceful garden.

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