Mary Sumner House Chapel

Part of the headquarters of the Mothers Union, this chapel is full of images and artwork celebrating women.

Westminster, Greater London

Opening times

The chapel is not currently open to the public without appointment, please visit the website for more details.


Tufton Street
Greater London

The Mary Sumner Chapel is a simple and serene space situated close to Westminster Abbey within the Mothers Union Headquarters, a building designed by Claude W Ferrier between the Wars. Ferrier also designed Arsenal football club’s former stadium at Highbury.

Windows show images of Julian of Norwich and St Hilda of Whitby, and the roll of honour remembers the names of members of the Union who lost their lives during wartime. As well as the windows and the roll of honour, there is a nine bay oak screen with traceried panels at the roadside end of the chapel.  

  • Spectacular stained glass

  • Social heritage stories

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Famous connections

  • Enchanting atmosphere

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Train station within 250m

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Non-accessible toilets in church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Church shop or souvenirs

  • Café within 500m

  • Café in church

  • Bus stop within 100m

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Accessible toilets in church

  • Church of England

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