St Matthias, Wordsworth Road

St Matthias, Wordsworth Road, London Borough of Hackney, London N16 8DD View on map

Grade I listed Victorian church designed by architect William Butterfield in 1851. With a tall nave and low pent aisles, the church was built at low cost with thoughtful details. The saddleback crossing tower with long bell openings is a prominent feature.


  • Grant Recipient: The Parochial Council of Saint Matthias, Stoke Newington
  • Contact for access: The Parochial Council of Saint Matthias, Stoke Newington

Opening Arrangements

Church is usually open on a Wednesday and Saturday mornings till early afternoon. Arrangements can be made for the church to be open upon request. Concerts are held periodically whereby an admission charge is payable.


Located on Wandsworth Road, a short walk from Newington Green. Rail: Finsbury Park (2 miles). Bus: routes 21, 73, 141, 236, 341 (to Newington Green or Wordsworth Road) routes 67, 76, 149, 243 (to Princess May Road).

Parking Spaces


Arrangements can be made for disabled access on vicarage drive, but there is pay and display outside church (public parking) from 7am-7pm.

Disabled Access

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