St John the Baptist, Croydon Minster

St John the Baptist, Croydon Minster, Church Street, Croydon, Surrey CR0 1RN View on map

Large Minster Church with pews, seating c1000, severely damaged by fire in 1867, re-built and re-constructed by Sir Gilbert Scott in 1870. Fine stained glass by Clayton and Bell. Hill organ monuments to Archbishops Whitgift (died 1604) and Sheldon (died 1677). Also 16th century tomb chest of Hugh Warham.


Opening Arrangements

Monday - Friday (excluding Thursdays) 9.30am - 4pm, and Saturday 9.30am - 12pm. Services on Sundays. Times of services in addition to the times mentioned, are published on the website.


Situated at the South end of Church Street. Take A236, Old Town, becoming Roman Way northwards. Follow the signs to Croydon Minster, (one way system) Rail: East Croydon (15 minutes walk), West Croydon (10 minutes walk). Bus: Tram from East Croydon to Church Street. If travelling from Wimbledon direction, take tram to Reeves corner.

Parking Spaces


Multi storey car park in Wandle Road, Croydon CR0 1DB, Charles Street and Pump Rail.

Disabled Access

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