St Nicholas Cathedral, the Cathedral Church for the Church of England Diocese of Newcastle, is committed to:

  • The care, nurture of, and respectful pastoral ministry with, all children, young people and adults.
  • The safeguarding and protection of all children, young people and adults.
  • Being a safe and caring community which provides a loving environment where victims of abuse can report or disclose abuse and where they can find support and best practice that contributes to the prevention of abuse.


This commitment is shared by all our staff and volunteers.


The Cathedral’s Safeguarding Officer is Canon Steven Harvey:




Canon Harvey can be contacted on 0191 232 1932 or via email at

Please contact him as soon as possible if you have any Safeguarding concerns.


The Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser is Mrs Ruth Rogan. She may be contacted on 07825 167016 or via email at