• View of the front (west end) of Holy Trinity Clapham
  • Inside looking East
  • English Heritage Blue Plaque for William Wilberforce and 'The Clapham Sect'
  • Drawn by CJ Greenwood and lithographed by J Shaw

Holy Trinity Clapham

Kenton Couse

place
Holy Trinity Clapham, Clapham Common Northside, SW4 0QZ
info_outline
Toilets, Disabled access

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: Clapham Common
train
Nearest train: Clapham High Street
directions_bus
Bus routes: 417, 155, 88, 50, 345, 322, 37, 35, 137
Holy Trinity Clapham opened in 1776. The church is most famously associated with William Wilberforce and “The Clapham Sect” who lived around Clapham and worshipped in this church as they campaigned for the abolition of the slave trade.

Access

Friday 18th

event
  • Open Day (self-guided tour with heritage artefact labels), capacity 50 (Open between 9am and 5pm. Last entry 4:40pm.)

Design

Original design
Kenton Couse, 1776
Extension
Unknown, 1797
Extension
Francis Hurlbatt, 1812
Refurbishment
John B. Papworth, 1842
Refurbishment
Sir Arthur Blomfield, 1875
Extension
Arthur Beresford Pite, 1903
Restoration
Thomas F. Ford, 1928
Restoration
Thomas F. Ford, 1952
Refurbishment
Purcell Miller Tritton, 1991
Type
Event, Religious
Period
Georgian, Victorian, Edwardian