Philip Street & Shadwell Synagogue

London E.1.




Page created: 11 December 2006
Latest revision or update: 25 February 2015

Congregation Data

Latest Name:

Philip Street and Shadwell Synagogue

Former Name:

Philip Street Synagogue


25 Philchuch Place (formerly Philip Street), London E1

(Location: Philchuch Place, formerly Philip Street, in London's East End, lies approximately 600 feet to the east of Leman Street, just to the north of Cable Street and the National Rail line to Fenchurch Street Station. It runs south from Ellen Street for some 400 feet to Pinchin Street, parallel to Back Church Street (to the west) and Stutfield Street (to the east).)

Date Founded:

By 1936 (source)

Current Status:

Closed, in or after 1957 (source)


Orthodox - Ashkenazi


Previously independent (under name Philip Street Synagogue), although its members were affiliated for burial rights to the West End Great Synagogue. Subsequently an affiliated synagogue of the Federation of Synagogues.

Local Government Districts:

Philchuch Place (formerly Philip Street) is in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Previously, Philip Street was in the Metropolitan Borough of Stepney (established 1900) within the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration Districts:

From 1 January 1926 - Stepney
From 1 January 1983 - Tower Hamlets (which now holds the registers)

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Synagogues in East End and City of London

Jewish Congregations of the London East End

Greater London home page

List of Federation of Synagogues Congregations

Explanation of Terms Used




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