the former

Beit Knesset Chida

Chida Synagogue

Stamford Hill, London N16




Page created: 31 May 2007
Latest revision or update: 8 June 201

Congregation Data


Beth Knesset Chida (Chida Synagogue)

Current Address:

Rookwood Road, Stamford Hill, London N16

(Location: Rookwood Road (about 600 feet long) runs south from Ravensdale Road towards Clapton Common, just to the east of, and parallel with, the most northern section of the road Stamford Hill (A10). The North London district of Stamford Hill extending into Upper Clapton, as well as parts of Stoke Newington, Tottenham and some other adjoining areas, include the largest concentration of Haredi Jews in Europe, who generally tend to identify as being part of the greater Stamford Hill community.)

Former Addresses:

Egerton Road, Stamford Hill, London N16 (until about 2005)

(Location: Egerton Road (about 900 feet long) runs east from the road Stamford Hill to Rookwood Road, just to the north of, and parallel with, Clapton Common.)

147 Clapton Common, Upper Clapton, London E5 (until mid 1990's)

(Location: Clapton Common is a three-quarters of a mile section of the A107 running northwest from Upper Clapton Road to the road Stamford Hill. Clapton Common forms part of the actual boundary between Stamford Hill and Upper Clapton, although the boundary has became blurred in recent years.)

34 Firsby Street, Stamford Hill, London N16 (until about 1994)

(Location: Firsby Street (about 450 feet long) runs northeast from Kyverdale Road to Braydon Road, about quarter of a mile east of the road Stamford Hill and just south of Clapton Common.)

Date Formed:

Early 1990s(i)

Current Status:

Closed about 2010(ii)


Ashkenazi Orthodox


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

Local Government District:

In common with most of the Stamford Hill/Upper Clapton area, all the above addresses are in the London Borough of Hackney, an Inner London Borough created on 1 April 1965, within the administrative area of Greater London.

Registration District:

Since 1 July 1837 - Hackney

Notes & Sources ( returns to text above)

  • (i) Based upon first appearance in Jewish Year Books.

  • (ii) Last apperance was in the Jewish Year Book for 2010.

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



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