St Margaret’s Church Streatham Hill

Built in 1906, St Margaret the Queen is a beautiful grade 2 listed redbrick church on Barcombe Avenue, Streatham Hill. Reverend Gareth Powell was appointed to the church in 2014. He will be overseeing the redevelopment of the church (see below).

Religious Services

The church holds weekly services every Sunday at 6.30pm. These alternate between compline communion services. Following these services the congregation usually meets in Perfect Blend on Streatham High Road to discuss the service in more detail.

Weekdays there is morning prayer at 9:00am and evening prayer at 5:00pm. On Wednesdays there is Holy Communion at 7:00am.

Once a month the congregation gets together to cook a meal. The meal is followed with prayer and discussion.


St Margaret’s Church is being redeveloped into a community centre. Church services will be moving into the Chapel.

Proposed uses for the church:

  • Library
  • Bakery
  • Clubs (e.g. Film, Theatre, Book, Story, Monday, Gardening, Youth club etc.)
  • Exercise classes (e.g. Yoga, , Dancing, Taekwondo etc.)
  • Community services (e.g. advice, religion congregation etc.)
  • Cafe
  • Nursery
  • Foodbank
  • Shared workspace

St Margaret's Church Streatham Redevelopment Plan

There have been discussions of developing the land next to St Margaret’s into a monastic house. In this house member’s of the local community could take vows to live and pray together for 1 or 2 years.

What do you think the church should be used for? What does the area need? Leave your comments below.

MiniStars Day Nursery

St Margaret’s church hall is used by the MiniStars Day Nursery. The Nursery is for children aged 6 months to 5 years. It is open from 8:00am to 6:00pm and offers full time and part time child care. More info about MiniStars Day Nursery.

Location and contact details

Address: St Margaret the Queen
Barcombe Avenue
Phone number: 02086 787677


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