Fr Gerard Bradley accepted Archbishop Wilson's request to take up responsibility for the South West Area as Episcopal Vicar in July 2022.

Fr Gerard Bradley is responsible for the South West London Area following Bishop Paul Hendricks' move to the Kent Area.

He graduated from King’s College London in 1983, having gained a Batchelor’s degree in Music. He worked for a short period as Assistant Choir Master at Portsmouth (RC) Cathedral and completed formation for priesthood at St John’s Seminary Wonersh.

Ordained as priest in 1991 by Archbishop Michael Bowen, his first post was as assistant priest in St Thomas of Canterbury parish, Rainham. From 1995 he was Assistant Priest at St George’s Cathedral, and from 1998-2000 full-time hospital chaplain to St Thomas’ Hospital.

In September 2000, he was appointed to join the formation staff at St John’s Seminary, Wonersh with responsibility for the Spiritual Formation programme and as house spiritual director, teaching in addition Music and Liturgy.

He held these roles until 2017 after which he served as parish priest of St Mary, Help of Christians, Old Coulsdon.

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Mr Jacques Lambert                                                        


Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 10 am - 2 pm

The South-West Area of Southwark comprises the deaneries of

  • Cathedral
  • Croydon
  • Kingston
  • Merton
  • Mortlake
  • Sutton
  • Wandsworth

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