Closed Churches Division Staff

Closed Churches Team Manager: Jeremy Tipping 020 7898 1595


Case Officers

Southern region

  Case Officer: Adrian Browning 01722 438664 (based in Salisbury)

Church Commissioners, Church House, Crane Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2QB

Dioceses: Truro, Exeter, Bristol, Bath and Wells, Salisbury, Winchester, Portsmouth, Guildford, Chichester, Rochester, Canterbury.

West Midland region

Case Officer: Anne Griffiths 0121 426 0436 (based in Birmingham)

Church Commissioners, Diocesan Office, 1 Colmore Row, Birmingham B3 2BJ

Dioceses: Gloucester, Oxford, Hereford, Worcester, Coventry, Birmingham, Lichfield, Derby, Leicester.

East Midland region

Case Officer: Karen Abaka-Wood 01727 818117 (based in St Albans)

Church Commissioners, Diocesan Office, Holywell Lodge, 41 Holywell Hill, St Albans AL1 1HE

Dioceses: St Albans, Chelmsford, Ely, Peterborough, St Edmundsbury and Ipswich, Norwich, Lincoln, Southwell and Nottingham.

London and Southwark

Case Officer: Harvey Howlett and Jeremy Tipping (both operate from Church House, London).

Dioceses: London, Southwark.

North West Region

Case Officer: Norman Bilsborough 0151 705 2147 (based in Liverpool)

Church Commissioners, St James' House, 20 St James Road, Liverpool, L1 7BY

Dioceses: Blackburn; Chester; Carlisle; Liverpool; Manchester.

North East Region

Case Officer: Emma Cosgrif 0113 2000 565 (based in Leeds)

Church Commissioners, Diocesan House, St Mary's St, Leeds, LS9 7DP

Dioceses: Bradford, Durham, Newcastle, Ripon & Leeds, Sheffield, Wakefield, York.


Special Projects

Special Projects Manager: Alan Guthrie-Jones 020 7898 1734


Casework Support

Casework Support Manager: Harvey Howlett 020 7898 1782

Technician / Administrative Officer: Vivienne Chick 020 7898 1774


Policy Team

Policy Officer: Andrea Mulkeen 020 7898 1780

Policy Advisor: Charlotte Flach   020 7898 1781

Committee Secretary

Head of Department
Pastoral and Closed Churches Secretary
: Paul Lewis 020 7898 1741

Personal Secretary: Caroline White 020 7898 1783


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