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Religious Facilities

By SPP Reporter

Abingdon Garrison, Abingdon
Abingdon Garrison, Abingdon


The Chaplains or Padres are available to all ranks and their families. Both 3 and 4 Regt Padres are situated in the Unit Welfare Building.

3 Regt RLC Tel: 07753 771149

4 Regt RLC Tel: 07823 533596

St Luke's Chapel (in Barracks)

The Chapel of St Luke is situated in building 113 above 4 Regt RLC PRI. It is open during normal working hours. A multi-faith room is also available for use by all.

Local Churches
There are a number of churches which offer a welcome to all newcomers. They are:

The Station Church of St Mary Magdalene
This is the Church of England Parish Church which serves the Barracks, and is situated in Barrow Road, Shippon (opposite the "Prince of Wales" Public House). The main Sunday service is held at 1030 hrs.

For Baptisms and Weddings, please contact the Padres above.

The Church of Our Lady and St Edmund, Radley Road, Abingdon
This is the Roman Catholic Church for the Station. Sunday Masses are at 0800, 0930 (Family Mass), 1130 and 1900 hrs. The RC priest is available on 01235 520375.
Details of Free Churches in Abingdon and elsewhere are available from the Padre.


The Chaplain or Padre is available to all ranks and their families. The Chaplain's Office is situated in the 11 EOD Regt RLC Welfare Offices and can be contacted on Mil 94234 3331 or Civ 01235 513331.

All Saints C of E Church
140 Lydalls Road, Didcot Tel: 01235 813244

Baptist Church
Wantage Road and Fleet Meadow Tel: 01235 813187

Methodist Church Broadway Tel: 01235 813242

St Peters C of E Church
Newlands Avenue Tel: 01235 812114

English Martyrs Church
15 Manor Crescent, Didcot Tel: 01235 812338


All Saints C of E Church Lockinge,
Wantage Tel: 01235 833235

St John Vianney R C Church
Charlton Road, Wantage Tel: 01235 762374


St John the Baptist C of E Church
Main St, Grove Tel: 01235 766484


St Eligius Church Church
Arborfield Tel: 0118 976 3420

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