Rochester Cathedral

Company of Bell Ringers




The care and protection of children, young people and vulnerable adults visiting and participating in Cathedral activities is important. Everyone who participates in the life of the church has a role to play in promoting a Safer Church for all. The Cathedral follows the Church of England safeguarding guidance; these policies can be found via the Cathedral website.

If you have a safeguarding concern at Rochester Cathedral, please contact:
The Cathedral Safeguarding Lead
Canon Dr Gordon Giles
The Cathedral Safeguarding Officer
Larry Deabreu

Vulnerable Adults Representatives
Bose Johnson and Heather Mason

Other Useful Contacts
  • If a child, young person or adult is in immediate need of protection the police should be called.
  • Social services in each local authority can also be contacted to advise on a safeguarding concern.
  • A list of helplines offering support on a range of issues can be found on the Church of England’s website at:
  • For victims of domestic abuse National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247