Biala (Chelkas Yehoshua) Beth Hamedresh

Stamford Hill, London N.15.




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Latest revision or update: 16 March 2015

Congregation Data


Biala Beth Hemedrash

Alternative Names:

Chelkas Yehoshua Beth Hemedrash or

Beth Hemedrash Chelkas Yehoshua


110 Castlewood Road, London N15 6BE

(Location: Castlewood Road is a short road (some 1,100 feet long), running north-south on both sides of Craven Park Road, parallel with, and to the east of, the A10 (Stamford Hill/High Road, Tottenham). Although the actual boundary between the districts of Stamford Hill and South Tottenham has became blurred in recent years, the section of Castlewood Road (which includes the synagogue) to the north of Craven Park Road (with an N15 postal district) would appear to be in South Tottenham and the district south of Craven Park Road (with an N16 postal district) would appear to be in Stamford Hill.  The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, parts of Tottenham, Stoke Newington and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, who generally tend to identify as being part of a greater Stamford Hill area.)

Current Status:


Date Founded:

 Early 1990's (source)

(However, a Biala Synagogue had existed in Dalston until early 1960's)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


A synagogue associated with the Union of Orthodox Hebrew Congregations (UOHC).

Local Government District:

The synagogue is in the northern section of Castlewood Road (in the N15 postal area) which is in the London Borough of Haringey, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London. (The southern section of Castlewood Road (in the N16 postal area) is in the London Borough of Hackney.)

Registration District:

Since 1 April 1965 - Haringey

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Haringey

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

Explanations of Terms Used




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