Diocese of Portsmouth


Bishop Christopher outside Bishopsgrove (picture courtesy of The News, Portsmouth)

The Bishop’s Office is based at Bishopsgrove in Fareham. The postal address is:

26 Osborn Road
PO16 7DQ

Tel: 01329 280247
Email:  bishop@portsmouth.anglican.org

Although Bishop Christopher has retired, the bishop’s office is dealing with any queries you have.

The Area Bishop of Edmonton, the Rt Rev Rob Wickham, is serving as our ‘commissary bishop’ to help to lead the diocese before the appointment of a new bishop. If you would like to contact him, please contact Clare Jones, as below:

Executive Assistant

Clare Jones
E: clare.jones@portsmouth.anglican.org

Clare is in the office Monday to Thursday, 9:15 am to 5 pm.

Bishop’s Site Manager

Michael Chipperfield

Personal Secretary

Rachel Houlberg

Rachel is in the office Monday to Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm, and Friday, 9 am to 2 pm.