Rouel Road Synagogue

(formerly Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Synagogue)

London S.W.16.




Page created: 23 October 2006
Latest revision or update: 18 February 2015

Congregation Data


Rouel Road Synagogue

Former Name:

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe Synagogue (until about 1935)


Rouel Road, Bermondsey, London SE16 (from about 1936) - a former congregational church.

Previously at 4 Union Road (now Jamaica Road), Bermondsey, London SE16 (apart from about 1915 to 1916, when congregation moved to 31 Old Kent Road, London SE1)

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed about 1970


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Independent until about 1935, when it became affiliated with the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Government Districts:

Bermondsey and Rotherhithe (to its east) are Central London districts on the southern bank of the river Thames. They are within the  London Borough of Southwark, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, the districts were in the former Metropolitan Borough of Bermondsey (established in 1900) within the former County of London (established in 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 January 1902 - St Olave (Bermondsey)
From 1 April 1934 - Bermondsey
Since 1 April 1965 - Southwark (which would now hold any registers)

Other Congregation Information


Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Southwark

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

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