TEL 020 7222 5381 (10.00AM TO 4.00PM WORKING DAYS)

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The Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury, 1 The Sanctuary, Westminster, London, SW1P 3JT

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Location: The office is set back from Broad Sanctuary at right angles to the West Door of Westminster Abbey, next to the main Abbey shop.


Nearest Underground stations: St James’s Park on the District & Circle Lines (use the Broadway exit) or Westminster on the District & Circle and Jubilee Lines.


The office is currently closed to visitors and all staff are working remotely.  Post is being redirected but there will be delays in correspondence reaching us.  Email is the best way to contact us using

If you need to speak to someone our direct dial telephone numbers are:

Howard Dellar, Registrar: 0207 960 7181

Ian Blaney, Deputy Registrar: 0207 960 7131

Neil Turpin, Chief Clerk: 0207 960 7126

Patrick Roberts, Clerk: 0207 960 7130

Susan Black, Clerk: 0207 960 7152

Emily Fellows, Trainee Solicitor on secondment: 0207 960 7197



The office is open for telephone calls and visitors in person between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays and one or two days over the Christmas period). You may wish to contact the Faculty Office or the reception desk at 1 The Sanctuary, to ascertain opening times, before you travel.

Telephone switchboard for 1 The Sanctuary: 020 7222 5381

Please ask for Extension 162 for calls about Special Licences and marriage law

Please ask for Extension 168 for calls about Notaries


Fax: 020 7222 7502

Document Exchange (DX) Number: DX 145940 Westminster 4

If you have a complaint or concern about the Faculty Office we would be pleased to hear from you. Please see our Complaints Policy.