Occasionally access to the Cathedral may be restricted due to events taking place.

Southwark Cathedral is a busy working church, regularly hosting services and events. It may be neccessary to close all or part of the Cathedral to visitors to allow for these events to take place. 

The Cathedral Shop and Cathedral Cafe will remain open during these times unless stated otherwise.


Friday 1 March 

The Cathedral will be closed to visitors until 1.30pm due to a funeral service and its preparations taking place in the Nave. The Harvard Chapel will be avialble for private prayer and reflection and a member of our stewarding team will be able to direct you to the chapel. The Cathedral Shop and Cafe will remain throughout.


For further information please contact us by email or telephone 020 7367 6700.