Vision for 100 new churches in London begins with first new purpose-built church in 40 years

Posted Nov 22, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The Bishop of Edmonton has dedicated a new church in London – the first purpose-built church in the diocese of London for 40 years. The new Saint Francis in the Engine Room Church is part of ambitious plans to see 100 new Christian communities planted in the diocese, which covers the part of London situated north of the River Thames. Elsewhere in the city, planners have given consent for the 1970s Holy Trinity Church in Swiss Cottage to be demolished and be replaced by a new £11-million six-story complex including a 450-seat auditorium, recording studio and accommodation for vulnerable young people.

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