Lieutenancy of South Yorkshire

Where to find us

The office is based at the Town Hall, Barnsley and covers all the areas in South Yorkshire. This includes Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.

Alison Riddell is the primary point of contact for all enquiries. She's also the person to who invitations should be addressed.

The Lieutenancy Officer, Mr Phil Barraclough, is in charge of helping the Lord-Lieutenant assessing venues for royal visits. He also advises on protocol and oversees the process of visits and honours awards.

Enquiries to the Lieutenancy Office

Enquiries and invitations to HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire, Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, should be made in writing to:

The Lieutenancy Office
Town Hall 
South Yorkshire
S70 2TA 

How to address the Lord-Lieutenant

  • In writing: Professor Dame Hilary Chapman DBE, HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire
  • Salutation: Dear Lord-Lieutenant
  • In a speech: In the preamble, the Lord-Lieutenant is referred to as My Lord-Lieutenant
  • In conversation: Dame Hilary Chapman or Lord-Lieutenant