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The Senior Coroner for the City is appointed by the City of London to investigate deaths reported to her and cases of treasure that is found. She has two assistant coroners, with the same powers. All are lawyers, though one assistant also has a medical qualification.

Contact the Coroner

City of London Coroner's Court

Walbrook Wharf

78-83 Upper Thames Street

London EC4R 3TD

T: 020 7332 1598

Office hours: Monday to Friday 8am - 4pm

Out of hours and reporting a sudden or suspicious death

If there is an accident, or a body is discovered, contact the City of London Police on 020 7601 2222.

Registering a death

The City of London does not have this facility and has an arrangement with the London Borough of Islington to use its services.

Other London Coroner Areas

The City of London Coroner's Court serves the historic Square Mile of the City of London only. There are 32 London boroughs each served by a local coroners office.

Area Boroughs Coroners Court Telephone
Inner North Camden, Islington St Pancras Coroner's Court 020 7974 4545
Inner North East Hackney, Tower Hamlets Poplar Coroner's Court 020 7538 1201
North Haringey, Barnet, Brent, Harrow and Enfield Barnet Coroner's Court 020 8447 7680
East Waltham Forest, Newham, Redbridge, Havering, Barking and Dagenham Walthamstow Coroner's Court 020 7496 5000
Inner South Greenwich, Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark Southwark Coroner's Court 020 7525 4200
South Bromley, Bexley, Sutton and Croydon South London Coroner's Court 020 8313 1883
Inner West Westminster, Kensington and Chelsea, Wandsworth and Merton Westminster Coroner's Court 020 7641 1212
West Hillingdon, Ealing, Hounslow, Richmond, Kingston and Hammersmith & Fulham West London Coroner's Court 020 8753 6800
11 June 2014
Last Modified:
06 April 2018