congestion charge

A recent survey found that London is not only the most religious city in the UK, but religious Londoners are twice as likely as people in other parts of the country to attend a service twice a month or more.  However, the new £15 congestion charge, to include weekends, has been a blow for central London’s places of worship, with many unable to afford the hike. Ruby Almeida, a parishioner at Farm Street Church and regional co-ordinator of the London branch of Landings, has been...
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ was interviewed by BBC London News about the reopening of Farm Street Church and the effect the increased congestion charge could have on attendance and church life For weeks Mass has looked very different at Farm Street Church in central London. During the pandemic it’s been streamed online. Soon the congregation will be allowed back but Fr Dominic is worried that the congestion charge means that some won’t return. Fr Dominic said: “Just about all of our congregation, 1...