Westminster Abbey has an international reputation not just as one of London’s principal visitor attractions but also as a living church renowned for the clarity of its vision and worship. The Press and Communications Office is responsible for sustaining the reputation of the Abbey through website management, posters and publications, liaison with film production companies, internal communications, and media enquiries.
The Press & Communications Office is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm each weekday. During evenings and weekends there is 24-hour cover.
21 Oct 2014
His Excellency Dr Tony Tan Keng Yam, President of the Republic of Singapore, accompanied by his wife Mrs Mary Tan, visited Westminster Abbey on Tuesday 21st October 2014 during a State Visit and laid a wreath at the Grave of the Unknown Warrior.
20 Oct 2014
Evensong to celebrate the Feast of the Dedication of Westminster Abbey was held in the presence of the Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayors of the London Boroughs, together with members of the Greater London Lieutenancy, on Sunday 19th October 2014.
17 Oct 2014
Westminster Abbey today formally submitted a planning application to Westminster City Council to build an access tower to the Triforium, the first essential phase of a major new project.
Media at eventsThe Westminster Abbey Press Office is responsible for all press and media within the Abbey precincts. Press visits can be arranged for accredited journalists researching or writing stories involving the Abbey.
Filming & PhotographyBecause the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.
Contact the Press Office
Duncan Jeffery, Head of Communications +44 (0) 20 7654 4888
Victoria Ribbans, Press and Communications Manager +44 (0) 20 7654 4890
Eleanor Lovegrove, Press and Communications Officer +44 (0) 20 7654 4926
Imogen Levy, Online Editor +44 (0) 20 7654 4960
Tel: +44 (0)20 7654 4923
Email: Westminster Abbey Press Office
If you have an urgent press enquiry out of office hours please telephone any of the above numbers and a press officer will answer your call on a mobile telephone.