the former

Knightland Road Synagogue

Upper Clapton, London E5




Page created: 6 June 2007
Latest revision or update: 18 March 2015

Congregation Data

Current Name:

Knightland Road Synagogue

Former Name:

Knightland Road Synagogue of the Law of Truth Talmudical College

Current Address:

50 Knightland Road, Upper Clapton, London E5 9HS

(This was previously the address of Succath Sholom Synagogue in the 1930's and 1940's)

(Location: Knightland Road, runs south for about 650 feet from Warwick Grove to Mount Pleasant Lane just to the east of Upper Clapton Road. The North London districts of Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, extending into parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, together include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, who generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.)

Former Address:

Previously at 160 Upper Clapton Road, London E5 (until early 1970's)

(Location: Upper Clapton Road is a half mile section of the A107 running north through Upper Clapton, from Lower Clapton Road to Clapton Common.)

Current Status:


Date Founded:

 Early/mid 1940's (source)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


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

Local Government District:

Upper Clapton is in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

It was previously in the somewhat smaller former Metropolitan Borough of Hackney (established 1900) in the County of London (established 1889), both of which entities were abolished in 1965.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Other Congregation Information

Street Directory of Congregations in Stamford Hill, Hackney and Neighbourhood

Jewish Congregations in the London Borough of Hackney

Other Jewish Congregations in Greater London

Greater London home page

List of UOHC Congregations

Explanations of Terms Used




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