The Buddhapadipa Temple is a Buddhist centre. It is affiliated to the Royal Thai Embassy in London. It was officially inaugurated by their Majesties, the King and Queen of Thailand on the 1 August 1966, when it was at 99 Christchurch Rd, East Sheen, London  SW14. Its aim and objects are to disseminate the teaching of the Buddha in the Theravada tradition. The Temple is open to all people regard less of race, creed, religion, nationality, age and sex.  In 1975, the Working-Committee in Bangkok decided to purchase the present premises formerly know as Barrogill, and the Temple moved to Wimbledon from East Sheen in November 1976.