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St Helen’s is situated in the heart of the City of London, in Great St Helen’s, just off Bishopsgate. Click here for a smaller-scale map showing access to St Peter's and St Andrew's.

Building name St Helen's St Andrew's St Peter's
Church address Great St Helen's
St Mary Axe

St Helen's mapChurch Office contact details
St Helen's Church Office,
Great St Helen's,

Telephone: 020 7283 2231
Fax: 020 7626 8184
E-mail: [email protected]

Office hours are 9:30am – 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Visiting the church building
The church building is open to visitors every day from Monday to Friday between 9:30am and 12:30pm, and entry is via the church office. The building is also usually open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday afternoons, but visitors are advised to telephone in advance to check. There is a colour guidebook available, which gives information about many of the historic features of the building.

Public Transport
The nearest tube stations to the church are Liverpool Street, Bank, Monument and Aldgate.

From Liverpool Street take the Bishopsgate exit and turn right, or from Bank take exit two and walk up Threadneedle Street.

Parking at St Helen’s can be difficult, so please leave extra time, particularly on your first visit.

Please note that you are liable for a parking ticket, if you park on a double yellow line at any time, on a single yellow line when parking restrictions are in force (at time of writing: 7am – 7pm weekdays), on a single yellow line by a dropped kerb at any time, in a parking bay during controlled hours without paying the correct fee, or if you have parked with any of your vehicle's wheels on the pavement.

Details of parking restrictions are on the Controlled Parking Zone signs at the entrance to the City. Please also see the notes on the Corporation of London website about avoiding parking fines.

Great St Helen’s
A limited number of parking spaces are sometimes available for use immediately outside the church, in Great St Helen’s, during City lunchtime services. They are restricted to people with special requirements – such as those who have difficulty walking. For more details, contact the church office (details above).

Street Parking
Pay and Display street parking bays have signs with further information on. Roads with single yellow lines carry restrictions until 7pm on weekdays.

City Car Parks
There are several Corporation of London car parks within walking distance of the church:

  • London Wall (underground between Aldersgate Street and Moorgate)
  • The Minories, Mansell Street
  • Tower Hill, Lower Thames Street
St Helen’s Church Office, Great St Helen’s, London EC3A 6AT | VIEW MAP

Tel. 020 7283 2231   Email. [email protected]

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