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St Andrew, Great Ilford

St Andrew, Great Ilford, Ilford, Essex IG1 3JQ View on map

Grade II listed church designed by Sir Herbert Baker (1862-1946) and is of similar design to Pretoria Cathedral in South Africa. The foundation stone was laid on 28 April 1923. Comprises a tall nave of seven bays and chancel with a polygonal apse at the east end.


Opening Arrangements

Daily between 9am - 10am, Wednesdays 9am - 12pm. Open days arranged throughout the year on Saturdays March, April, September and December.


North of Ilford town centre, close to the A12 and situated halfway down The Drive. Rail: Redbridge and Gants Hill stations (Central Line, approximately 15 minutes walk), Ilford (mainline, approximately 20 minutes walk). Bus: routes 145 and 366.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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