Lancing College Chapel, Lancing

Lancing College Chapel, Lancing, West Sussex BN15 0RW View on map

Grade I listed school chapel within the South Downs National Park and a particularly fine example of Gothic Revival building . Designed by Herbert Carpenter and Partners and built between 1868 and 1911, with an additional cloister by Temple Moore added during the 1920s. The west end with its great rose window was completed between 1960 and 1975, the architect Stephen Dykes Bower. It contains notable stained glass, tapestries, organs, wood carving and other works of art. The west end remains unfinished but there are plans to complete it.


Opening Arrangements

The Chapel is open to the public daily throughout the year between 10am and 4pm; on Sundays between 12pm and 4pm. Not open on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


Lancing College is on the north side of the A27 between Shoreham-by-Sea and Lancing, opposite Shoreham airport. Rail: Lancing (2 miles), Shoreham-by-Sea (4 miles). Bus: No 700 (Brighton to Worthing) passes the college.

Parking Spaces


Visitors should park in the designated areas and should not enter the school itself. There is disabled parking near the entrance to the Chapel.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes