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Purley: St Swithun

Croydon South Deanery


Grovelands Road
Surrey CR8 4LB

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Parish website

Parish Contacts

The Revd Fiona Weaver (Vicar)

The Vicarage
2 Church Road

Tel: 020 8668 0063
E-mail: revfionaweaver@gmail.com

Parish website: www.stswithuns.org

Sunday Services

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


Patron: Bishop of Southwark

Deanery: Croydon South

Archdeaconry: Croydon

Episcopal Area: Croydon

Diocesan Record Office: Surrey History Centre

Details of Church

Internal photoBuilt: 1939 - 54
Architect: David Nye & Partners
Listing: not listed

The church occupies a steeply sloping site at the junction of Grovelands Road and Downlands Road, Purley. The building was started in 1939 to the design of David E Nye and Partners, London but not completed until 1954 and eventually consecrated on 14 October 1961. The church comprises nave, chancel, sanctuary, Lady Chapel and vestries on two floors at the east end, and north and south porches, choir vestry and gallery at the west end.