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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 options below. 

The Archbishop values the letters and emails he receives, but due to the sheer volume he is unable to read or reply personally to many of them. To find out more about writing to the Archbishop please visit our FAQ page

Write to: Lambeth Palace, London, SE1 7JU

SE1 7J

Phone the switchboard: 020 7898 1200 (from outside the UK: +44 207 898 1200)


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Media enquiries

Ruth Mawhinney, Head of Media, 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:


Visit Lambeth Palace

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

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: