Policy statement from the Minister

We have adopted the House of Bishops’ ‘Promoting a Safer Church’ safeguarding policy statement, the Diocese of London Safeguarding Policy, and our own SNCA Safeguarding Policy. 

We are committed to: 

  • Promoting a safer environment and culture
  • Safely recruiting and supporting all those with any responsibility related to children and vulnerable adults
  • Responding promptly to every safeguarding concern or allegation
  • Caring pastorally for victims/survivors of abuse or other affected persons
  • Caring pastorally for those who are the subject of concerns/allegations of abuse or other affected persons
  • Responding to those that may pose a present risk. 

Rev Chris Fishlock
Minister in Charge

Policy Documents 

1. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – General
2. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Children
3. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Youth
4. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Vulnerable Adults
5. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Domestic Abuse Response
6. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Record Keeping
7. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Recruitment of ex-offenders
8. SNCA Safeguarding Policy – Small Group Leaders


Church of England Policies

House of Bishops Promoting a Safer Church Parish Safeguarding Handbook
London Diocese Safeguarding Policy


Chris Fishlock
Minister in Charge

Chris is the first person to speak to if you have any concerns around the welfare of a child or vulnerable adult.

[email protected]

Frank Owusu-Sekyere
Safeguarding Officer

Frank is the person to speak to if you cannot reach Chris, or if there is a concern about Chris.

[email protected]

Tom Wright
Children & Vulnerable Adults’ Champion

An advocate for all children and vulnerable adults at St Nick’s, and the best person to speak to about administrative matters.

[email protected]

Diocesan contacts

Diocesan Safeguarding Team: 020 7932 1224

The Archdeacon of London – The Ven. Luke Miller: 020 7932 1133

Local authority contacts

ChildrenCity of London Corporation Children and Families Team:
020 7332 3621 (Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm),
020 8356 2710 (weekdays after 5pm, weekends and bank holidays)

AdultsCity of London Social Care Services:
020 7332 1224 (Monday to Friday, 9am–5pm),
020 8356 2300 (weekdays after 5pm, weekends and bank holidays)

National contacts

Thirtyone:Eight, 0303 003 11 11

Safe Spaces, 0300 303 1056

Childline, 0800 1111

NSPCC 0800 1111 (for children) or 0808 800 5000 (for adults)

Family Lives (previously Parentline), 0808 800 222

Domestic Abuse Helpline (for females) 0808 2000 247

Mankind (Domestic abuse helpline for males) 01823 334244