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 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. Groups can apply for up to £5,000 although the […]

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140929 new almshouse outside

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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Tim McNally with award

Posted 18/05/2015

St Saviour’s receives Mayor of Southwark’s Discretionary Award 2015

On Saturday 16th May 2015, at Southwark Cathedral, United St Saviour’s Charity was made the recipient of the Mayor of Southwark’s Discretionary Award 2015. This is a great honour to receive and we are sincerely grateful to the Immediate Past Worshipful Mayor, Cllr Sunil Chopra for this extraordinary kind gesture. We also thank the Southwark Civic Association for […]

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Posted 07/04/2015

Large Grants 2015-16 totaling £500,000 announced

St Saviour’s is pleased to announce large grants totaling nearly £500,000 to 13 community organisations working in North Southwark and Bermondsey. Successful applicants include Age UK Lewisham & Southwark, which provides support to older people living in isolation, Cooltan Arts, an award winning charity delivering creative arts activities to people with mental distress, Blackfriars Advice […]

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aerial view

Posted 06/03/2015

Response to the new Southwark Plan

United St Saviour’s Charity has responded to the new Southwark Plan for regeneration 2018 – 2033. In summary: Employment. We welcome a coalition of employment agencies, organisations and groups to empower and enable local residents to secure the minimum 32,000 new jobs that will be created in North Southwark and Bermondsey. Revitalised Neighbourhoods. We advise that […]

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