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Information about accessibility  

Information about accessibility  
Welcome to St Alfege Church and we hope you enjoy your visit whether you come to worship and/or to explore this wonderful Nicholas Hawksmoor church and learn about our rich heritage.

Welcomers and/or Heritage Ambassadors are here to assist should you require information or help.
St Alfege Church and the Church Hall have full accessibility guidance on the AccessAble website where you can print or download a comprehensive guide. 

Ramp access 
As part of our Heart of Greenwich Place and People we are delighted to now have a fully accessible ramp located to the right of our new entrance on the north side of the church.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 118cm (3ft 10in).
Further photos and guidance our accessible via the AccessAble website

Induction Loop
An induction loop for people who are hard of hearing is in operation at services and concerts.  
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor on 14/10/2021
A number of items are available in braille at the welcoming desk which is on your left hand side as you enter the church through the main door.   This includes our hymn book (Hymns Ancient and Modern New Standard)  and also copies of the weekly Eucharist; Baptism; and Midnight Mass.  There are also large print versions of the hymn book and Eucharist at the welcome desk. Our welcomers would be delighted to provide you with braille copies of services and/or help you navigate the building. Please let us know if we can assist you.

If for any reason you would prefer to receive communion where you are sitting, please let a welcomer know. 

There is no public parking at St Alfege Church but it is possible for those requiring disability access to arrange a day permit via the office. 

The accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance which is located on the north side of the churchyard.

Additional features:
  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 96cm (3ft 2in).
  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 143cm x 158cm (4ft 8in x 5ft 2in).
For full features and technical specification please visit our listing on AccessAble.

Assistance dogs
Assistance dogs are welcome in the church at all times and other areas. Water can be made available for them on request.

Improving access
If you have any questions regarding accessibility at St Alfege Church please telephone 020 8853 0687 or The church is an equal opportunities employer which seeks to be compliant with the Disability Discrimination Act. We seek to make reasonable adjustments for all staff with disabilities
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