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To contact the Archbishop of Canterbury or his staff, or to put an invitation to the Archbishop, please use one of the following options. (Please do not duplicate correspondence by sending the same letter via email and post.) 

Write to: Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

SE1 7J

Phone the switchboard: 020 7898 1200

Or email: (Note: All messages to this general email address will be read, but we cannot promise a reply.)


Visit Lambeth Palace

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For information on guided tours and to make a booking see our Visit Lambeth Palace page


Media enquiries

Ed Thornton, Press Officer, Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

Tel: 0207 898 1280

Email: (Please note this email address is purely for enquiries from journalists and media outlets. For all other enquiries and correspondence please write to:


Dr Rowan Williams

Invitations or correspondence for Dr Rowan Williams, the previous Archbishop of Canterbury, should be addressed to Magdalene College Cambridge, where he became Master in January 2013.

Press enquiries for Dr Williams should be directed to the Cambridge University Press Office.


Special Marriage Licences  

The Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury issues Special Marriage Licences on behalf of the Archbishop.

Please contact the Faculty Office with all Special Licence enquiries: