the former

Notting Hill Synagogue

London W11




Page created: 30 October 2006
Latest update or revision: 24 January 2018

2001 Peter Mishcon and reproduced here with kind permission

The interior of the Former Notting Hill Synagogue

Congregation Data


Notting Hill Synagogue


206/8 Kensington Park Road London W11 1NR (Damaged by a German air raid, but repaired and reconstructed)

Date Formed:


Current Status:

Closed in early 1990's - amalgamated with the Shepherd's Bush, Fulham & District Synagogue. We are advised that, as of August 2017, the former synagogue building is now a gymnasium but the basis structure of the synagogue remains intact.


Ashkenazi Orthodox


Congregation was affiliated to the the Federation of Synagogues.

Membership Data:

1905 - 281 members  (Jewish Year Book 1906)

1915 - 250 members  (Jewish Year Book 1916)

Local Government Districts:

Notting Hill is a residential district in West Central London within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and was previously (until 1 April 1965) in the former Royal Borough of Kensington.(i)

Registration District (BDM):

Kensington and Chelsea(ii)  - Register Office website


For Federation of Synagogues cemeteries, see Cemeteries of the Federation of Synagogues.

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, an Inner London Borough within the Greater London administrative area, was created on 1 April 1965 upon the merger of the Royal Borough of Kensington (a Metropolitan Borough established in 1900, granted royal status in 1901) with the Metropolitan Borough of Chelsea (established in 1900). These areas had been within the (then abolished) County of London (established in 1899).

  • (ii) The former Registration District was Kensington, from the formation of Congregation until 1 July 1981. All registers would now be held by current register office.


Bibliography, On-line Articles and Other Material
relating to this Congregation


List of Congregations in the Federation of Synagogues

List of Synagogues destroyed by German air raids during World War II

Jewish Congregations in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Jewish Congregations in Greater London

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