outhwark Cathedral has been closed “with speedy impact” to guard worshippers from Covid.
The choice — which fits past authorities steering permitting them to stay open — follows an analogous transfer by St Paul’s Cathedral over the weekend.
Mayor Sadiq Khan had urged locations of worship to shut final Friday.
Clerics together with the Bishop of Southwark, Christopher Chessun, met on Monday and agreed to shut.
Andrew Nunn, the dean of Southwark, stated: “We remorse having to do that however consider we’ve an obligation to assist preserve folks as protected as attainable.”