There's always plenty going on at St Saviour's. Peruse our latest news to find out what's happening at our almshouse, and learn how our charitable grants are making a positive difference around Southwark.


Posted 18/03/2016

Awards for North Southwark’s Community Stars

Representatives of North Southwark’s community groups were yesterday awarded ‘Southwark Stars’ in recognition of their volunteering hours contributed to Southwark’s community. Big Local South Bermondsey Partnership, a resident led programme to transform community life over ten years on six housing estates on the Old Kent Road, won ‘community group of the year’ at Community Action Southwark’s […]

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St Saviour's Court residents

Posted 11/03/2016

Over 60 and live in Southwark? Looking for a new home in a caring community?

Over 60 and live in Southwark? Looking for a new home in a caring community? St Saviour’s almshouses in Bankside and in Purley provide independent sheltered homes in small active communities of Southwark people looking for peace of mind and support in their later years. We currently have vacancies at: Hopton’s Almshouse, stunningly located in […]

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Posted 10/03/2016

Want to join a board that is passionate and committed to Southwark?

Want to join a board that is passionate and committed to Southwark, its people, places and heritage? United St Saviour’s Charity is recruiting three trustees to set new standards for beautiful new extra care almshouses for Southwark’s older people to live in, and imaginative community investments in north Southwark. If you have knowledge of social housing […]

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Posted 01/02/2016

Community Engagement (Small Grants) Programme 2016-17 opens

St Saviour’s has opened its Community Engagement Programme of small grants for 2016/17. Constituted community groups with creative and exciting projects, activities and events that benefit the lives of north Southwark and Bermondsey residents are welcome to make one application for grant during the financial year, whether successful or not. Groups can apply for up […]

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Posted 13/01/2016

Planning permission obtained for new almshouse

United St Saviour’s Charity is on track to meet its ambition to help more older people in Southwark by obtaining planning permission to build a stunning new almshouse in  Bermondsey. Southwark Council’s Planning Committee unanimously supported the plans at their meeting on 12th January 2016. This will be the first almshouse to be built in […]

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Posted 07/09/2015

Community Investment Programme 2016/17 (Large Grants) opens

United St Saviour’s Charity opens its Community Investment Programme 2016/17, which replaces the Large Grants Programme. We expect to have two community investment rounds per year.  Currently, organisations can apply for between £5,001 and £100,000; the total sum available is likely to be about £500,000 per annum (or £250,000 per investment round).  We are normally […]

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Posted 03/08/2015

Community open day photographs

A selection of photographs from our community open day on 22nd July at 47-49 Tanner Street. With thanks to Bankside Open Spaces Trust, Community Action Southwark, Cooltan Arts, Decima Street TRA, Edible Avondale SE1, Millwall for All, Rotherhithe Shed, Salmon Centre, Shamus Dark, Surrey Docks Farm, Ugly Duck and Uncle Aug’s Wuntanara for making it […]

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Posted 08/07/2015

Commmunity Open Day – Wednesday 22nd July 2015 – no. 47-49 Tanner Street

United St Saviour’s Charity presents a Community Open Day from 4pm to 8pm on Wednesday 22nd July 2015 at no 47-49 Tanner Street, London. SE1 3PL. From 4pm to 6pm you can meet the best of North Southwark’s community groups that we support – including Cooltan Arts, Rotherhithe Shed, Salmon Centre, Surrey Docks Farm and more. Activities […]

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Vicky O'Donnell preparing for Cure service

Posted 15/06/2015

Thomas Cure commemoration – 16th June 2015

St Saviour’s will be holding a special evensong service at Southwark Cathedral on Tuesday 16th June 2015 to commemorate the Southwark benefactor Thomas Cure, who died in 1588. His legacy is very much alive and flourishing today, helping people in Southwark, with United St Saviour’s continuing to support individuals, communities and charities across the north […]

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almshouse courtyard

Posted 20/05/2015

Building an Almshouse for the 21st century, 94-116 Southwark Park Road

United St Saviour’s Charity plans to build an almshouse for the 21st century in north Southwark.  The proposed site is the derelict Southwark Park Nursing Home at 94-116 Southwark Park Road, London SE16 3RR. We are an historic charity that supports Southwark’s diverse communities and provides 75 sheltered homes for local people over 60 years […]

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