How to Find Us

St Swithun's Church is in Purley, a community near the southern border of the London Borough of Croydon.


It is located on the corner of Grovelands Road and Downlands Road, about 100 yards west of the A23 Brighton Road (CR8 4LB). About half a mile south of of Purley Cross, leave the Brighton Road at Groveland Bon Bon corner shop. There is a sign to the church. Alternatively, coming from the west, proceed along Woodcote Valley Road to the mini-roundabout and turn up Grovelands Road. The church is again signposted.


There is usually parking available close to the church. Two bays for registered disabled visitors are provided in Grovelands Road, accessing a gently sloping path (the lower of two such paths) to the church. Alternatively, from Downlands Road, access the church via the drive path from the main gate.


Bus routes 60, 166, 405, 455 and 466 serve the Brighton Road with stops at or near Groveland’s Road.    


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