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St John of Jerusalem, Lauriston Road

St John of Jerusalem, Lauriston Road, Hackney, London E9 7DH View on map

Grade II* listed church. It was designed by E C Hakewill in the early English Gothic revival style, and was completed in 1848. The unusual title of the church, linking it to the Knights Hospitaller, was the choice of its first rector, The Reverend Henry Handley Norris.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Tuesday, 7pm - 8pm. Wednesday, 5pm - 6pm, Thursday 3pm - 4pm and on the following Saturdays 9am - 3pm, January: second and third Saturday. February - May and September - December: first, second and third Saturdays. July and August: first, second, thirds and fourth Saturdays. Open Good Friday and Holy Saturday.


Located on Lauriston Road, South Hackney, opposite turning to Moulins Road. See Rail: Homerton, Hackney Central, London Fields (15 minute walk). Tube: Mile End, Bethnal Green. Bus: Routes 277, 425 (alight Lauriston/Moulins Road), 26 (alight Well / Holcroft Road), 48, 55, 106, 254 (alight Mare street/Well Street junction), 30 (alight Cassland Road / Well Street Common), 388 towards Hackney Wick (alight Well Street / Holcroft Road. From Hackney Wick alight Victoria Park Road / Lauriston Road).

Parking Spaces


Metered street parking in operation Monday - Friday, 10am - 12noon (£2.20 per hour).

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes