Our Vision

A people with hearts on fire, loving God, walking with Jesus and led by the Spirit

Upper Norwood: St John

Croydon North Deanery


Corner of Auckland Road
& Sylvan Road
Upper Norwood

Parish website

External photo

Parish Contacts

The Revd John Pritchard

St Johns Vicarage
2 Sylvan Road
Upper Norwood
London SE19 2RX

Tel: 07771 976888
E-mail: johnapritchard@hotmail.co.uk

Parish website:


Sunday Services

8.00am Holy Communion
9.30am Mattins
10.00am Parish Mass (sung)
6.00pm Evening Prayer

Further details of all Sunday and weekday services and activities may be obtained from the parish contacts


Patron: Bishop of Southwark

Population (2001 census): 7,331
Urban Priority Area: No

Deanery: Croydon North

Archdeaconry: Croydon

Episcopal Area: Croydon

Diocesan Record Office: Surrey History Centre

Introduction to parish

Parish profile in The Bridge

Details of Church

Internal photoBuilt: 1878 - 87
Architect: J L Pearson
Listing: grade 2*

The church consists of a lofty nave and chancel under one continuous slated roof, side aisles under copper roofs, the Lady Chapel to the south of the chancel aisle, north and south transepts, vestries and organ chamber to the north of the church and an uncompleted tower attached to the south transept.

Walls are of solid thick brickwork with red facings externally and Bath stone dressings. Internally walls are faced in yellow stocks. Ceilings are vaulted in brick with stone ribs. The entire church is extremely well constructed and detailed.