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.

  • A glimpse of the Royal Artillery Barracks through the porch
  • The east end apse and the Victoria Cross memorial under the new canopy roof


Visit St George’s to see the ruins with its stunning mosaics and new canopy roof. Learn about the building’s history, the relationship to the Royal Artillery in Woolwich and discover the generations of war heroes it commemorates.

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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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