St Saviours Church, Northumbria Street, Poplar E14 - Tower Hamlets

Former church dating from 1873-4 to the design of Frederick J and Horace Francis. The building was severely damaged by fire in May 2007 and is currently propped by scaffolding. Following detailed negotiations, Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent have been granted for residential conversion. All pre-commencement planning conditions have now been discharged.

St Saviours Church, Northumbria Street, Poplar E14 - Tower Hamlets
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST SAVIOURS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II
  • List Entry Number: 1242275
  • Local Planning Authority: Tower Hamlets
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: St Saviours Church
  • Street Name: Northumbria Street
  • Postcode: E14
  • Locality: Poplar
  • County: Greater London
  • District / Borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Poplar and Limehouse
  • Region: London

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: B
  • Ownership: Religious organisation