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 26/09/2014

Large Grants Programme 2015/16 – closes 24th October

**REMINDER** Our large grants programme 2015/16 closes to Expressions of Interest at noon on Friday 24th October 2014. If you are a constituted community group with a great idea for inspiring and improving peoples lives in our area of benefit – North Southwark and Bermondsey – and uniting the local community, we want to hear […]

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Posted 23/09/2014

St Saviour’s appoints new Chief Executive

United St Saviour’s Charity has appointed Martyn Craddock as its new Chief Executive. Martyn Craddock, presently Chief Executive of the long established St Luke’s Trust in Islington, takes up his new role in early 2015.  He will oversee the Charity’s £30 million of assets, manage its almshouse schemes and develop its community investment programme. One […]

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Posted 12/09/2014

Small grants programme – final closing deadline for 2014/15 applications

The final closing deadline for applications to the small grants programme 2014/15 is noon on Friday 19th December 2014. St Saviour’s welcomes applications from constituted community groups in North Southwark and Bermondsey for inclusive community events of up to £5,000, although grants are frequently in the range of £1,000 to £4,000. Funds will be allocated in mid – […]

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Charity of the Year

Posted 12/08/2014

Charity of the Year 2014

St Saviour’s was delighted to receive its Charity of the Year 2014 award from Decima Street Tenants and Residents Association today. Matthew Allgood, Grants Officer, accepted the award – a engraved glass plaque - at St Saviour’s House from Fola Ogunkola, Chair of the Decima Street TRA. Also pictured are Maya Lipski, Manager of Rockingham Estate Play […]

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Posted 22/07/2014

Large Grants Programme 2015/16

St Saviour’s today invites Large Grant 2015/16 Expressions of Interest (EOI) for creative and inclusive activities and projects that unite the community in North Southwark and Bermondsey and inspire people in need to help themselves. Constituted community groups can apply for between £5,001 and £100,000 and the total sum available for large grants in 2015/16 is […]

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Posted 14/06/2014

Queen’s Birthday Honour for former Chair of 400 year old almshouse charity

Philip Sturrock, former Chair of one of Southwark’s oldest almshouse charities, has received an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Philip joined the board of United St Saviour’s Charity in 2008 and became its Chair of Trustees the following year. Under his uniting leadership, the Charity acquired Hopton’s Gardens almshouse, which provides sheltered accommodation for […]

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Thomas Cure Tomb

Posted 13/05/2014

Thomas Cure service Monday 19th May – all welcome

We invite all members of the local community to Evensong at Southwark Cathedral at 5.30pm on Monday 19th May 2014. The annual service will honour Thomas Cure, the principal benefactor of United St Saviour’s Charity. Thomas Cure, who was  master of the saddle horses to Elizabeth 1, died on 24 May 1588 and is buried […]

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Posted 26/03/2014

Ted Bowman dies

Ted Bowman, former Warden of the Great Account of the United St Saviour’s Charity, has died. He was aged 87 and lived in Union Street. He devoted much of his life to the service of local organisations like St Saviour’s, the Borough Market and Coin Street.  

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Posted 14/03/2014

St Saviour’s elects a new chair, vice chair and trustee

Richard Heaton elected chair. Richard Heaton has been elected chair of the United St Saviour’s Charity. A trustee of the charity for two years, Richard has lived in north Southwark for a decade and is a senior civil servant. Paying tribute to his predecessor, Philip Sturrock, Mr. Heaton said: “Under Philip’s leadership St Saviour’s has […]

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Medieval Jug

Posted 25/02/2014

Medieval Flagon on display in the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market

A rare 14th century jug found in the Wheatsheaf pub in Borough Market during the recent railway viaduct excavations is now on display in the Young’s managed pub. “We are delighted that the flagon is on display in the Wheatsheaf pub in Stoney Street where it was found. It’s apt that customers will be able […]

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