The Abbey is not currently open for worship or general visiting but you are welcome to visit for individual prayer at the following times:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm
Sunday: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Our clergy are also producing regular podcasts to support worship from home.
List of Abbots of the monastery and Deans of the Collegiate Church.
The monastery was dissolved in January 1540, then was restored by Mary I.
Neile, Dolben, Sprat, Atterbury, Bradford, Wilcocks, Pearce, Thomas and Horsley were also Bishops of Rochester at the same time as they were Dean. As Rochester was an impoverished diocese holding it alongside the Deanery of Westminster enabled it to have an income and a London residence.
I’ve worked here for over thirty years and have seen many of the major services - it’s strange to realise that you are in a small way part of history.