Memorial Community Church

The Memorial Baptist Church building was opened in 1922 to house the church and its welfare work.

Plaistow, Greater London

Opening times

Church open to visitors.


Barking Road
Greater London
E13 8AL

Its imposing Byzantine facade, with two great towers, possibly followed a minor trend in church building started by Westminster Cathedral.

The congregation at the time envisioned 'a great cathedral church towering above the mean streets of West Ham' and dedicated it to local men who were killed in World War I.

The names of 169 of them are cast into the ten memorial chime bells in the east tower.

  • Social heritage stories

  • Glorious furnishings

  • Captivating architecture

  • Walkers & cyclists welcome

  • Space to secure your bike

  • Parking within 250m

  • On street parking at church

  • Level access to the main areas

  • Dog friendly

  • Accessible toilets nearby

  • Church of England

  • Community Grant, £20,000, 2011

  • Our Community Grants helped churches to install essential facilities such as toilets and kitchens.

  • Cornerstone Grant, £40,000, 2012

  • Our Cornerstone Grants fund urgent repairs and essential community facilities such as toilets and kitchens to help keep churches open.

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