The Parochial Church Council of St Margaret of Antioch Church Tanfield is committed to creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for everyone, especially for children, young people and vulnerable adults. It has adopted and approved the Church of England policy for promoting a safer church. This policy deals with all aspects of safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.

To discuss any safeguarding concerns relating to St Margaret of Antioch Church Tanfield please contact either:

The Parish Safeguarding Officer, Margaret Goodchild on 01207 571521 

email [email protected] 


The Parish Priest Rev Dr Andrew Miller on 01207 270261 

email [email protected]

Concerns can also be raised with the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor, Mrs Beth Miller who can be contacted as follows:

Cuthbert House, Stonebridge, Durham, DH1 3RY

Email: [email protected]

            [email protected]

Mobile: 07968 034075

For further information please also see the Diocese of Durham safeguarding page

Safeguarding_Policy_January_2021_G9RuQ6r, PDF