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.

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Matthew Pennycook M.P.‘s Petition

Woolwich Barracks to be sold?

Local M.P. Matthew Pennycook has been campaigning to prevent to planned closure of the Army Barracks across the road from St George's.

Details of Matthew's campaign are on his website together with the opportunity to sign the Petition if you agree that the 300 year historic links and present / future importance of an Army presence in Woolwich make it crucial to keep the Barracks within the MoD estate and they should not be sold for civilian development.


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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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