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Residential & Land - Property Department

The house that you occupy is provided by the diocese and supported by the work of the property department. Our aim is to achieve your safety and wellbeing while you occupy the property and, within our available resources, we will do all we can to achieve this.

If you wish to report an issue with your property then please e-mail property@chichester.anglican.org with details or telephone 01273 425683. 

Alternatively, each parsonage house in the diocese is allocated a Maintenance Surveyor – the map below can be used to determine which surveyor to contact:

John Shepherd – Maintenance Surveyor (East)

Paul Ridley - Maintenance Surveyor (Central)

Bill Dukes – Maintenance Surveyor (West)


For Gas and Oil Boiler Callouts please contact Paynes Heating & Plumbing Services Ltd on 01825 891720 Click Here


If you wish to contact the department regarding any other matter please telephone 01273 425683 or use the e-mail links below:

Scott Ralph - Property Director; overall responsibility for the Property Department and strategic overview of property, including churches closed for public worship.

Lynn Finnigan – Lettings Officer; responsibility for let and void properties.

Phil Morl - Asset and Glebe Officer; responsibility for glebe land matters and property sales and purchases.

Guy Leonard - (Consultant); responsibility for glebe land matters and property sales and purchases

Sue Baker- Property Systems Specialist

Additional details about your parsonage house and the department can be found in the Property Handbook – Click here.