Contact details

89-93 Fonthill Road, 3rd Floor
N4 3JH

Public phone: 020 72631111


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: INQUEST provide free and independent advice to bereaved people following a death in state care or detention in England and Wales, and in other cases where wider issues of state and corporate accountability are in question. Our specialist casework covers deaths that occur in prison (including Young Offender Institutions and Secure Training Centres), police custody or following police contact, immigration detention, mental health settings, public disasters such as Grenfell Tower and Hillsborough, and deaths involving multi-agency failings.

Target group: Bereaved families facing coroner's inquests. Lawyers, advice workers.

Area served: England and Wales.

How to contact: Phone (020 7263 1111 - leave message on answerphone if phone line is closed), or fill in our casework contact form online for advice



Tuesday: Phone line for new enquiries open 10am – 1pm, 2 – 3.30pm


Thursday: Phone line for new enquiries open 10am – 1pm, 2 – 3.30pm


Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Not applicable

Accessible toilets: Not applicable

Access notes: Office not public

Other information

Languages other than English: Interpretation for families can be arranged

Charity number: 1046650

Year established: 1981

Staffing: 16 members of staff

Public transport: Office not public

Record last checked: 12 May 2023


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