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.

Abbey names new tower

16 Apr 2018

The Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, announced today that in recognition of the exceptional generosity of The Garfield Weston Foundation towards the funding of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, the access tower to the Galleries has been named The Weston Tower.

Media at events

Media at events

The 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.

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Filming & Photography

Filming & Photography

Because the Abbey is a living church in an historic building there are very strict guidelines on commercial filming and photography.

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Contact the Press Office

Duncan Jeffery, Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4888

Victoria Ribbans, Deputy Head of Communications
+44 (0) 20 7654 4890

Eleanor Lovegrove, Press and Communications Officer
+44 (0) 20 7654 4926

Grace Robinson, Press and Communications Assistant
+44 (0) 20 7654 4887

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.

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