St John the Baptist, Palmeira Square

St John the Baptist, Palmeira Square, Hove, East Sussex BN3 2FL View on map

Grade II listed, built 1852-1854 in the decorated style by Edward and William Gilbert Haberson. The tall stone spire is a vital element of the townscape. Beautifully re-ordered by conversion of the nave to a community centre and an older people's centre in the south aisle.


Opening Arrangements

Open from April to October every Wednesday: 9am to 4pm. Entry through the north door and two members of the church will be on hand to greet visitors. The church will also be open to coincide with other events on an ad hoc basis (i.e. Heritage Open Days).


Situated at the west end of the Floral Clock garden with main entrance in Church Road. Rail: Brighton (2 miles), Hove (1 mile). Bus: nos 1, 2, 5, 6, 49, 81 and 700.

Parking Spaces


On-street parking £1.00 per hour (pay and display).

Disabled Access

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