Visitor Information

St Alfege Church stands at the heart of historic Greenwich within the World Heritage Site and†Royal Borough of Greenwich. The Cutty Sark, which†re-opened in April 2012 following a huge regeneration project, is close by as is the National Maritime Museum, the Old Royal Naval College, the Fan Museum, the University of Greenwich, Greenwich Royal Park and the Royal Observatory.

See How to Find Us for map and public transport links.

Parking Blue Badge holders can park in the church yard through prior arrangement with the Church Office. There is no other parking in the churchyard but there is a public car park near by in Burney Street.

Main entrance There are four steps, with a hand rail, at the west end of the church.

Disabled access There is a ramp to access the south entrance. The ramp is steep and wheelchair users will need assistance.

Motorised scooters are allowed in the main body of the church. There is no disabled access to the gallery level.

At present there are no adapted toilets here. Standard toilets are not available in the Church but there are facilities within nearby St Alfege Park during daylight hours.

Large print versions of some documents are available on request.

Registered assistance dogs are welcomed and the Church has an induction loop system.

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School Visits

We are currently developing our offer for schools and colleges. †As well as its religious and architectural significance, the church is and ideal place for children and students to learn about Greenwich's rich associations with English history and social change from the Saxon period onwards, through its memorials and the well-known characters from English history depicted in its stained glass windows. †Staff and volunteers experienced in hosting curriculum focused visits are happy to assist. Schools can contact the church office at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if they would like to take a guided or self-guided visit.

Large groups

If you are planning a visit with a group of ten or more people please book in advance via the church office if possible.

Opening times

Volunteers keep the Church open for visitors, so although we try our best to keep
to the opening times listed below, there may be some instances when this isnít
possible. You can call the Church Office in advance if you want to check if the
Church is open.

Monday 11am to 4.00pm
Tuesday 11am to 4.00pm
Wednesday 11am to 4.00pm
Thursday 11am to 4.00pm
Friday 11am to 4.00pm
Saturday 10am to 4.00pm
Sunday 12noon to 4.00pm.

The Church provides hand-held information boards in a large variety of languages
which give information about the history of the church.

Information panels situated around the church explain the stories of famous people
who are connected to St Alfege Church.

We have a small shop area which sells guide books, postcards, CDs and books.

Additional information