Colchester General Hospital

Contact: Email the Chaplaincy

01206 742014 - Direct line to Chaplaincy Office, for non-urgent referrals and queries

01206 747474 - Colchester Hospital switchboard for urgent referrals,

                        who can contact the on-call Chaplain 24/7

Revd Linda Peall, Head of Chaplaincy

Mrs Sarah Amos

Revd Dennis Mahon

Revd Keith Ponsford



The Lakes, The Kingswood Centre, The Landermere Centre

(Mental Health Units)

Contact: Email the Chaplaincy

07583 115427

Chaplain: Revd Hilary Platts




St. Helena Hospice Chaplaincy Team

Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester CO4 9JU

Contact: via SinglePoint, 01206 890360

Spiritual Lead: Tim Leeson



Ministry of Defence, Colchester Garrison

Gryphon House, Merville Barracks, Colchester CO2 7UT

Contact: 01206 815070

Revd Nigel Kinsella, Brigade Senior Chaplain

Revd Andrew Barton

Revd Antony Wilson

Revd Jonathan Lowe

Revd Kirsty Emerson




University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park, Colchester CO4 3SQ

Contact: Email the contact

Revd Dr Sara Batts-Neale, Chaplain 



Schools Chaplaincy



Christian Youth Outreach

Elim Church, Clematis Way, Colchester CO4 3PY

Contact: Stef Jones, Administrator

Email CYO


    Workplace Chaplaincy


The Mayor of Colchester, Cllr Lesley Scott-Boutell

Chaplain to the Mayor of Colchester

Contact: Revd Tony Bushell

Email the Chaplain



ASDA, Colchester

Turner Rose, Colchester CO4 5TU

Contact: Revd John Chandler, Chaplain

Email the Chaplain


Oak Tree Coffee House

Unit 4, Highwoods Square, Colchester CO4 9BB

Contact for Chaplaincy Team: Email the contact




Sports Chaplaincy
Email the contact

Accredited Chaplain: Revd John Chandler




The Church of England Deanery of Colchester is part of the Colchester Episcopal Area of the Diocese of Chelmsford.

The Chelmsford Diocesan Board of Finance is a registered Charity, no. 249505

We are committed to Safeguarding children and young people and vulnerable adults. As a Diocese, we have adopted the Church of Englandís policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of Englandís website: https://www.churchofengland.org/more/safeguarding. Diocesan guidance is available at https://www.chelmsford.anglican.org/safeguarding