News and events Stories Opening hours for Edward King House - Christmas 2019 This year the diocesan offices will be closed from 5pm on Friday, 20th December 2019 and will re-open at 8.30am on Thursday, 2nd January 2020. Furthermore, the building industry will be taking its customary two-week break during this time and will be back to full operation from Monday, 6th January 2020. If any occupiers of diocesan properties require assistance regarding an emergency repair during this period (bar Christmas Day and New Years Day), please would they contact Nicholas Turner (Properties Manager) in the first instance. Nicholas may be contacted by calling 07711 885 968. On Christmas Day and New Year's Day please contact Andrew Drummond-Hunt on 07539 229253. If it is not possible to contact Nicholas, then occupiers may contact one of the contractors listed in this document (Word file / PDF file). Failing this, then it is permissible to contact a local contractor who is able to deal with emergency situations. In the meantime the property team and all at Edward King House would like to wish all in the diocese a very happy and peaceful Christmas.