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River Christian Centre

Monument typeElim Pentecostalist Church
Listing gradeNL


Geoffrey Raymond

Firm: Scoles and Raymond


Date begun1923
Date completed1930


Vincent Street
Canning Town
E16 1LZ

Local authorityNewham



Additional notes

Founded originally by the Malvern College Mission 1984 who built the little iron church of St Alban and the English Martyrs. The settlement area expanded between 1918 and 1957 and was re-named Dockland Settlement No. 1. The new chapel to replace St Alban was constructed, St George and St Helena completed and dedicated in 1930. Between 1958 and 2003 known as the Mayflower Family Centre and currently the River Church and Christian Centre.

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