Priest in Charge
of St Edward the Confessor, New Addington
St Edward’s is a large parish in the Diocese of Southwark, situated on a greenfield site to the south east of Croydon. Much of the housing in the southern part of New Addington is owner occupied, whereas the central part of the Estate (Castle Hill Area) and North (Fieldway) is predominantly social housing. New Addington sits within the top 10 percent of the most deprived parishes nationally according to the indices of multiple deprivation (IMD 2010). Like many areas of its type there are high levels of social need.