Duke Street Church, Richmond

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Coordinates: 51°27′42″N 0°18′14″W / 51.46167°N 0.30389°W / 51.46167; -0.30389

Duke Street Church
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LocationDuke Street, Richmond TW9 1DH
CountryUnited Kingdom
DenominationConservative Evangelicalism
Founder(s)Frederick Brotherton Meyer
Years built1962
Senior pastor(s)John Samuel[1]
Pastor(s)Simon Pethick[1]

Duke Street Church is a conservative evangelical church in Duke Street, Richmond, south west London. It is a member of the South East Gospel Partnership.[2]

The church was founded in 1870 by Frederick Brotherton Meyer, and met initially in a tin tabernacle in Park Lane, Richmond. Its first building, erected in 1881, was octagonal-shaped and built in stone. Sir Cyril Black opened the current building, which was constructed on the same site in 1962 with a large auditorium to seat over 600. The adjoining Victorian dance hall, Princes Hall, was bought by the church and eventually demolished, being replaced in 2010 with a cafe area, meeting rooms and offices.[3][4]

Duke Street Church is a congregational member of the World Reformed Fellowship.[5]


  1. ^ a b "Staff and elders". Duke Street Church. Archived from the original on 23 February 2016. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  2. ^ "West London Partnership". Partner Churches. South East Gospel Partnership. Retrieved 22 December 2014.
  3. ^ "Duke Street Baptist Church, Richmond: Records, 1870–1970". Exploring Surrey's Past. Retrieved 29 August 2012.
  4. ^ Cloake, John (1991). Richmond Past. Historical Publications. p. 94. ISBN 0-948667-14-1.
  5. ^ "Congregational Members". World Reformed Fellowship. Retrieved 15 February 2016.

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