The works to build a permanent access ramp between the nave and the north transept, which were monitored by our archaeologist, Dr Jackie Hall, revealed even more than she hoped for
Welcome by the Dean of Southwark
Southwark Cathedral is an Anglican Cathedral on the south bank of the River Thames, set in the heart of the changing and thriving Bankside community.
We hope that you will find here information about our life that will make you want to come along to visit us. If you do so you will be assured of a very warm welcome and you will encounter an oasis of peace and prayer.
Whoever you are, the community at Southwark Cathedral wants to welcome you. Explore these pages and come to share in our life and encounter the Living God who, in Jesus Christ, makes his home amongst us.
The Very Reverend Andrew Nunn
Child and Adult Safeguarding
Southwark Cathedral takes the safeguarding and care of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. Further information about how we promote a safer church can be found at our Safeguarding page here
We're Good to Go
During the lockdown the Cathedral was awarded the Visit England 'We're good to go' Industry Standard. This is the official mark to signal that a tourism and hospitality business has worked hard to follow Government and industry COVID-19 guidelines and has a process in place to maintain cleanliness and aid social distancing.