Safeguarding Policy

Please click on the link to open Guildford Cathedral's policy statement (PDF) for the safeguarding of children and adults at risk of harm.

Mel Prynne Safeguarding Officer

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07886 864442

Guildford Cathedral

My role is to ensure compliance with the Cathedral's Safeguarding Policy and to promote good and safe practices in all activities involving children, young people and vulnerable adults. I can be contacted with any concerns or allegations relating to their wellbeing.

My mobile number is 07886 864 442

The Venerable Stuart Beake

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Sub Dean


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Guildford Cathedral

Stuart is a  Residentiary Canon  and the Honorary Sub-Dean who retired as the Archdeacon of Surrey in 2017.

Prior to his appointment as Archdeacon in 2005, Stuart was Sub-Dean of Coventry Cathedral. He served as a parish priest in Coventry Diocese for fourteen years and for part of that time was DDO and Head of the Vocations and Training Department. He also served in Nottinghamshire and Hertfordshire. He is the Chapter member responsible for Safeguarding.