Find us at

South London Coroner’s Service,  2nd Floor,  Davis House,          Robert Street,  Croydon  CR0 1QQ

We cover the London boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, Bromley and Bexley.

All correspondence for the South London Coroner’s Court should be addressed to the above.  Both the court and office are at the above address.

Main switchboard: 020 8313 1883
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COVID-19 Notice

23rd March 2020

We are experiencing reduced levels of staffing and have closed our offices in Davis House to the public and staff for the next 14 days.

All Inquests scheduled before 10th April 2020 have been cancelled, your case officer will contact you in the future to reschedule.

We are working tirelessly to continue our service to you. For all general enquiries please email and we will endeavour to respond to you within 3 working days.

If you are a professional sending us a referral please email

If you are a funeral director requesting cremation papers you can now email your request with the relevant details to and we will email the documents to you when available for release. 


HM Senior Coroner for South London, Miss. Ormond-Walshe, will be holding inquests into the deaths of Dane Chinnery, Donald Collett, Robert Huxley, Philip Logan, Dorota Rynkiewicz, Philip Seary and Mark Smith who tragically lost their lives in the Sandilands tram incident on 9th November 2016.

The first procedural hearing took place at midday, 11th December 2019 in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX.

The second procedural hearing took place at 10am 29th January 2020 in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX.

The Coroner's Court is located at 

South London Coroner's Service, Davis House,
Robert Street, Croydon

The location of the Coroner's court is easily accessible in central Croydon, close to East Croydon Rail and Tramlink Stations and to a bus station.  The court is approximately a 10 minute walk from East Croydon train station.  Detailed further directions if required are available on application to the South London Coroner’s Office. Public car parking is available in Wandle Road car park but not in the court complex itself.









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Date of Birth Forename Surname Gender Date of Inquest
28.06.1930 Neda CEFARIELLO Female 08.04.20 @ 10am
28.06.1930 Neda CEFARIELLO Female 09.04.20 @ 10am

Information on attending an inquest »


Those who wish to attend court and who have any special requirements (including, for example, a need for translation or interpretation services or help with reading) are requested to contact the office dealing with the inquest well in advance.  Wheelchair access is available, but please advise us ahead of your visit so that all necessary arrangements can be made.  The courts have toilets, waiting rooms, telephones, and facilities for people with disabilities.  It is appreciated if prior warning can be given by those requiring any specific facilities.