The Chapel will reopen to the public from Sunday 1st August 2021. This is subject to all being well and the roadmap restrictions being lifted.

Once we open our doors again, on arrival, please expect to be directed to approach the Chapel via the gravel on the North Front and not to access any other part of the site. The Colonnade, Ranelagh Gardens and the Coffee Shop remain closed and for the time being we ask you not to attend Governor’s Parade ahead of the Service.

We encourage you to sanitise your hands and, if you wish, you may wear masks. Please do not to sit too close.

Wren Chapel services

  • Sundays 0900 Holy Communion 
  • 1100 Choral Matins

We look forward to welcoming you back and meeting new worshippers too.

For more information call 020 7881 5214 or email chapeladministrator@chelsea-pensioners.org.uk

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