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St Mary Magdalene, Paddington

St Mary Magdalene, Paddington, Rowington Close, London W2 5TF View on map

Grade I listed slum ritualist church by G E Street in red brick with a landmark spire. Unusual plan dictated by its site which was originally in the midst of terraced housing, later demolished. Ceiling painted by Daniel Bell, glass by Henry Holliday. Crypt chapel by Ninian Comper.


Opening Arrangements

9.45am - 5.30pm Thursdays during the school term until the end of June after which building works will necessitate closure. Please email or call in advance to check arrangements as preparatory works will be taking place.


Immediately south of the Grand Union Canal, on the Warwick Estate. Approach from Harrow Road via Bourne Terrace and Senior Street. Rail: Paddington (1 mile), Underground: (Royal Oak, Hammersmith & City,( 500 metres), Warwick Avenue (Bakerloo, 600 metres). Bus routes 36, 18, 6 or 414.

Parking Spaces


At weekends there is free parking adjacent to the church.

Disabled Access

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