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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Plan your visit

St George's is on the A205 South Circular, Grand Depot Road, Woolwich, London, SE18 6BW.

NB: this is the correct postcode but has not yet been added to all online maps. The postcode on some maps may appear as SE18 6XJ and is incorrect, our address is not Mill Lane, should that appear, but Grand Depot Road. Access is also available via Woolwich New Road.

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If you need a drop-off point for a wheelchair user or details about accessibility, please email: or call 07463996285.

To see a plan of the church and some notes please click here

How to get here

St George's is a ten minute walk from Woolwich Arsenal DLR and mainland stations. Please see map and bus stop map downloads below.

By Bus
Buses 122, 161, 178, 244 and 469 stop a short distance from the Church. Use the "Gunner Lane" (stop F) Southbound in Woolwich New Road; Northbound use "Gunner Lane" (stop C) or the "Naafi Messing Store" (stop D) on the South Circular A205. Or the Ha Ha Road or Nightingale Place stops. (The "Royal Garrison Church" bus stop is not near!). Please see download maps below.

By Rail / Tube / DLR to Woolwich / Woolwich Arsenal
Rail from London Bridge 23 mins

Crossrail Elizabeth Line to Woolwich (20 minutes from Tottenham Court Road)

Jubilee Line to Canning Town - then DLR 12 mins

DLR from London City Airport 5 mins
DLR from Bank 27 mins

By foot
The entrance to St George's is opposite the Royal Artillery Barracks on the South Circular A205 between the junctions of Grand Depot Road and Woolwich New Road. A footpath with steps provides access from Woolwich New Road (free parking) to the entrance.

Car parking
Limited free parking is available behind St George's on Woolwich New Road, a one way street, approached from Grand Depot Road. Other on street parking is available within walking distance, and in Woolwich car parks (check opening/closing times). The postcode on some maps SE18 6XJ is not quite right, we are not in Mill Lane but between the A205 and Woolwich New Road.

Download St-Georges-map.pdf

Bus stops near to St George's

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Opening times

St George's is open every Sunday, 10.00am-4.00pm from April to September, 10.00am-1.00pm October to March.

If you would like to visit on an alternative day or make special arrangements please contact: or call 07463996285.

We are also open on other days for Events. See our events for details of services, performances, public and private events.

Conditions of Entry


General Conditions of Entry

Welcome to St George’s Garrison Church, run by Woolwich Garrison Church Trust (WGCT) a charitable Trust (registered in England #1168633).

For the preservation of this historic building for all to enjoy entry to St George’s (the Church) is subject to these conditions:

Those who enter must:

A. Not do any deliberate act nor permit an omission which may reasonably be expected to endanger or cause damage to the Church

B. Not touch or use the Altar without express permission from WGCT

C. Not smoke in the Church or on its surrounding grounds

D. Not do anything which is or may become a nuisance or annoyance to other persons present or to neighbouring occupiers

E. Not act in any unlawful way

F. Not bring to or use at the Church any Hazardous Material

G. Not cause or knowingly allow any Environmental Damage at or to the Church

H. Not use a barbeque without express permission from WGCT, nor use any open fire or pyrotechnics.

I. Not carry out any activity at the Church which is inconsistent with the status of the Church as consecrated land.

Other conditions may be imposed for specific events, or at any time for security or Public Health reasons.

When attending Events at St George's photographs may be taken by or on behalf of WGCT or authorised by WGCT and kept as a record of the Event and may be published on our website and social media - if you do not wish to have published a photograph of you or someone for whom you are responsible (or to see a photograph relating to you) please email:

Photographs/videos may be taken for your personal use BUT photography or video recordings for commercial use are at the discretion of WGCT and will normally require a paid agreement (for which application should be made to WGCT via

We are grateful for your kind co-operation.

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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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