The Old Chapel Upminster

The Old Chapel in Upminster was beautifully restored in 2012. It is open on set weekends throughout the year with regular event days, offering a free afternoon out. It is also available as a hire venue and for school visits.

Key Facts Built in 1800Grade II listed
Key Facts
Built in 1800
Grade II listed

Facilities: Restaurant / CafeWheelchair accessible

The Old Chapel Upminster was originally built in 1800 as a Protestant Dissenters Chapel. In 2012, the building was fully restored and now offers open days on set weekends. It is also available as a hire venue and for school visits.

The Old Chapel Upminster is open on the first and third weekend of each month from April to October, 2.00pm – 5.00pm. Come and learn about the history of the building and Upminster for free. Regular event days offering fun for all the family run throughout the year making it ideal if you’re looking for things to do.

Other fun activities include the Pottery Painting Café which takes place during school holidays; there is also a monthly ‘Tea and Talk’ about local history.

The Old Chapel is also available as a unique hire venue, visit the website for more information.

Location and Access

The Old Chapel is on the North side of St Mary’s Lane Upminster opposite the Windmill and about 200m from Bell Corner Crossroads.

Access by car
During the school day, parking is limited. On evenings and at weekends, parking is usually available adjacent to the Old Chapel.

Access by public transport
Upminster railway station is around a 10 minute walk away. Upon leaving the station, turn left and walk until you reach the cross roads. At the cross roads, turn right and walk along St Mary’s Lane, the Old Chapel and Windmill are a short way along the road.
From Upminster Bridge tube station, turn right and walk up the hill.
The 370 and 248 buses stop near to the Old Chapel. Alight at ‘Upminster Windmill’.

Disabled access
The Old Chapel is fully accessible.