St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Wightman Road

St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, Wightman Road, Crouch End, London N8 0LY View on map

The Greek Orthodox Community of St. John the Baptist was originally housed in St Clements Anglican Church in Caledonian Road, Barnsbury, London N7. The Holy Church has received the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain following the consent of the Anglican Church. On Saturday 11th June, 1966 the first Vespers and on Sunday 12th June 1966 the first Divine Liturgy and Blessing of the Water was officiated by the then Archbishop of Thyateira and Great Britain, the blessed Athenagoras Kokkinakis, in the presence of several Priests of London. The Head of the Church then was the blessed Archimandrite Nikiforos Kykkotis and President of the Church Board was Kyriakos Mouskas.


Opening Arrangements

All year: Monday - Sunday, 9am - 5pm


The church is located in North London, 5 minutes walk from the underground station. Rail: Turnpike Lane underground station (300m). Bus: Greenlong and Turnpike Lane bus station 2 minutes away from church.

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

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