• the seamen’s mission of the Methodist Church

    established 1843

  • the seamen’s mission of the Methodist Church

    established 1843

  • the seamen’s mission of the Methodist Church

    established 1843

  • the seamen’s mission of the Methodist Church

    established 1843

  • the seamen’s mission of the Methodist Church

    established 1843

ESTABLISHED IN 1843 AS THE SEAMEN’S MISSION OF THE METHODIST CHURCH, THE QUEEN VICTORIA SEAMEN’S REST (QVSR)

HAS A LONG HISTORY OF SERVING THOSE IN NEED.

WE PROVIDE A SAFE HAVEN FOR ACTIVE AND RETIRED SEAFARERS, EX-SERVICEMEN AND OTHER ADULTS IN NEED OF ACCOMMODATION.

IN ADDITION QVSR IS COMMITTED TO PROVIDING FIRST CLASS WELFARE SUPPORT TO ACTIVE SEAFARERS VISITING THE PORT OF LONDON.

OUR SEAFARERS’ CENTRES AT TILBURY AND DP WORLD LONDON GATEWAY OFFER A WARM WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT

FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SPENT MANY MONTHS AT SEA AND ARE FAR FROM HOME.

  • Seafarers
  • Ex-service
  • Homeless

Sea Sunday video


Sea Sunday is a time when we give thanks to seafarers across the globe for the vital part they play in transporting food, clothes, essential medicines and many other of our every day goods to our shores. Video by Steve Watson.

Prayers for Sea Sunday

 

 

 

Inside QVSR


This video gives an insight into the work of QVSR 175 years on from when the charity was first established in 1843 in London’s Docklands.

About Us

 

 

 

 

Bringing History To Life


One of the most exciting elements of QVSR’s 175th Anniversary Celebrations was the performances by Applecart Arts of four vignettes depicting key periods in QVSR’s history. These vignettes were written and directed by Peter Moreton, Artistic Director at Applecart Art, who also performs in the vignettes.

Our History