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St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd

St John on Bethnal Green, 200 Cambridge Heath Rd, Bethnal Green, Tower Hamlets, London E2 9PA View on map

Listed Grade I and designed by Sir John Soane. Consecrated by the Bishop of London on 16 October 1828. Nave restored in 1871 following a fire, chancel extended by Bodley in 1888. Stations of the Cross by Chris Gollon installed in 2008. The grant aided North Garden Railings are Soane's only surviving ecclesiastical railings and are best viewed from the adjacent park.


Opening Arrangements

Saturday 9.15am - 11am. Monthly art exhibitions during which the church is open to visitors. Opening times advertised in advance on website and outside church


On the corner of Cambridge Heath Road and Roman Road, next to Bethnal Green Underground station. Rail: Cambridge Heath and Bethnal Green (10 minutes walk). Bus: routes 8, 254, 106, 388, 309, D3 and D6.

Parking Spaces


Very limited public parking in area.

Disabled Access

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