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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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Our telephone lines and Offices will be CLOSED on the 25th & 26th February 2020, for staff training.

Our offices will be running a reduced service on 2nd March and the telephone lines and offices will be CLOSED on the 3rd and 4th March while we install our new IT systems.

If you are a Police officer wishing to discuss a new case please contact the Bromley and Bexley office on 01689 86 3000 (choose option 4) or for the Croydon and Sutton office please ring 020 8401 3000 and ask for the on call officer to be contacted.

If you are a GP or Hospital consultant wishing to make a referral please complete the relevant referral form available from your practice manager or bereavement team and email it to


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 will take 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
11.09.1981 Michelle THEODOSIO Female 17.02.20 @ 11am
26.01.1947 Michael SAMWORTH Male 17.02.20 @ 1pm
12.03.1938 George BARNETT Male 17.02.20 @ 2pm
25.02.2002 Edward DIXON Male 17.02.20 @ 2.30pm
22.06.1951 Adelaide WILSON Female 18.02.20 @ 10am
06.02.1945 John FISHER Male 19.02.20 @ 10am
18.05.1931 Percival PAUL Male 19.02.20 @ 1.30pm
05.04.1943 Anita LOI Female 20.02.20 @ 10am
04.04.1988 Billy JENKINS Male 20.02.20 @ 1pm
25.07.1988 Alex SHERLOCK Male 21.02.20 @ 12noon
29.06.1933 Robert COOK Male 21.02.20 @ 1pm
23.11.1952 Walter STRADLING Male 21.02.20 @ 1.30pm
26.04.1957 Antonio SOTIRI Male 21.02.20 @ 2pm
14.08.1976 Ayla HARTMAN Female 24.02.20 @ 10am
18.01.1959 Andrew PERRY Male 24.02.20 @ 2.30pm
27.02.1994 Bjorn BROWN Male 27.02.20 @ 9am
13.12.1967 David WARD Male 27.02.20 @ 1pm
21.03.1932 Joan TRULL Female 27.02.20 @ 2pm
08.02.1937 Roy HACKETT Male 28.02.20 @ 10am
02.02.1973 Kevin KEITH Male 28.02.20 @ 1pm
02.08.1937 Ronald PEARSON Male 28.02.20 @ 2pm
14.04.1967 Rosemary DAJEE Female 02.03.20 @ 10am
07.02.1981 Emmanuel ODURO Male 02.03.20 @ 1.30pm
21.10.1961 Robert JACKSON Male 02.03.20 @ 3pm
16.09.1944 Roger JONES Male 05.03.20 @ 10am
13.12.1990 Shun WAI-SHUM Male 05.03.20 @ 1pm
19.01.1928 Louise WHITLEY Female 06.03.20 @ 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.