St Paul's’ is committed to providing a welcoming, respectful and safe environment for all, including children and adults who may be at risk of abuse and neglect. The care and protection of children, young people and adults involved in church activities is the responsibility of everyone who participates in the life of the church community. The Parochial Church Council takes the requirement to ensure the safety of everyone extremely seriously.

If you have a safeguarding concern please raise it immediately with the Parish Safeguarding Officer or the Vicar.

St Paul's Addlestone Safeguarding Policy 

A copy of the church’s Safeguarding Policy is provided below, which should be read in conjunction with the Guildford Diocese Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guide and the Church of England Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guidance.  These policies were endorsed at the Parish Church Council Meeting held on 30th May, 2023 and are displayed in our Church, Church Hall foyer and Coffeeshop Hebrews.

St Paul's Safeguarding Policy

Guildford Diocese Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guide

Church of England Safeguarding Policy and Practice Guide Safeguarding Statement

Safeguarding in the parish - who's who?

Parish Safeguarding Officer 

Mrs Anne Lane  email Parish Office 01932 846059


Rev Ben Beecroft email Parish Office 01932 842879

The Guildford Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor

Jackie Broadfoot  email Tel. 07918 559 387

If you are concerned that someone is at risk of, or is being abused, or presents a risk to others, please seek advice from the Parish Safeguarding Officer, the Vicar or the Diocesan Safeguarding Manager using the contact details above.

If you need advice or to report a concern outside normal office hours, please ring one of:

Jackie Broadfoot, Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor 07918 559387 Surrey

Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) 0300 470 9100

Out of Hours Service 01483 517 898     

If you are concerned that a child or vulnerable adult may be at immediate risk, please contact the police 999.