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

News > Story


Clean Roof!

The magnificent tensile roof covering the Chancel has made all the difference and so St George's is fit for holding Services and for our expanding programme of activities. It withstood the recent storms BUT after being in place for a few years needed a clean and some remedial work to drainage downpipes. The work was done over several days at the end of March and has been completed. Our thanks to main contractor APT Solutions and abseilers Avalon Pro.

More news stories

Stay in touch

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.

Read more