Friends House

The Friends House was built between 1924 - 1927 and incorporates a meeting room large enough for at least 1500 Quakers.

About this church

Friends House was built between 1924 and 1927. The building was designed by Hubert Lidbetter, who won the RIBA bronze medal for 'best building erected in London' in 1927. It was originally intended for Quaker annual gatherings (Yearly Meeting). The building’s design specification included a Meeting House to seat at least 1,500 Friends (Quakers) for Yearly Meeting, a library and several rooms to meet and worship.

Key Features

  • Captivating architecture
  • Enchanting atmosphere
  • Social heritage stories
  • National heritage here

Visitors information

  • Bus stop within 100m
  • Train station within 250m
  • Level access to the main areas
  • Parking within 250m
  • Accessible toilets in church
  • Non-accessible toilets in church
  • Accessible toilets nearby
  • Café in church
  • Café within 500m
  • Dog friendly
  • Walkers & cyclists welcome
  • Space to secure your bike
  • Wifi
  • Church shop or souvenirs

Other nearby churches

St Pancras

The church is an important early example of the Greek Revival architecture and it is mostly built from brick, faced with Portland stone.


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