Ampleforth Abbey and College and St Martin’s Ampleforth are committed to promoting the highest standards of safeguarding of children and adults at risk.

Links to the College and St Martin’s Ampleforth Safeguarding policy may be found here.

The Abbey Trust Safeguarding Coordinator is Mr John Ridge.

He may be contacted as follows:

Safeguarding Coordinator
Ampleforth Abbey
YO62 4EN

Telephone: 01439 766043


Ampleforth Abbey offers a heartfelt apology to anyone who suffered abuse in the past in any of its works. If you would like to speak to someone regarding this, please contact John Ridge. If you would prefer not to speak to someone at Ampleforth, please contact Survive York on 0808 145 1890 or 01904 638813. They have trained counsellors available to talk to you.

To read more about Ampleforth's Safeguarding Charter, please click here