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St Mary, Decoy Drive

St Mary, Decoy Drive, Hamden Park, Eastbourne, East Sussex BN22 9PP View on map

Built 1952-54 by Sir Edward Maufe, architect of Guildford Cathedral. An attractive church with a sculptural quality to the interior. A good example of Maufe’s post-war work showing how he could work successfully on a small scale.


Opening Arrangements

Sundays: 8.30am to 12.00pm (note that Service is 9.30-10.30am). 2nd Tuesday in the month: 9am - 12pm. Wednesdays: 8.30pm to 12pm (term time only). Thursdays: 8.30pm to 12pm. Open at other times by arrangement: please telephone 01323 351248.


Take A2270, then A2021, follow signs for hospital Accident and Emergency. At mini roundabout turn left into Decoy Drive. Church is ½ mile on left. Rail: Hampden Park (1 mile). Bus: Hampden Park - Eastbourne Loop.

Parking Spaces


Additional on-street parking in front of church.

Disabled Access

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