Hammersmith United Charities

6 Glenthorne Mews. London W6 0LJ. Tel: 020 8741 4326 Fax: 020 8748 7675
Photo by Steve Schofield

Providing housing for the elderly & grants for work to help people in need

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We offer grants to organisations working to prevent or relieve hardship or distress in our Area of Benefit. We welcome enquiries from groups of all sizes. We are particularly interested in working with groups with strong links to the communities they serve.

Latest News

15 new grants awarded

January 23, 2015

The grants Committee have awarded 15 new grants for a range of projects to tackle need in its many forms in our AOB. The full list can be seen in the grants section of the website


Community Space Available

November 27, 2014

HUC contributed to the costs of the Anti Tribal Movement’s refurbishment of the former Horn of Africa community centre in Lime Grove, just behind Shepherds Bush Market. We now have some hours of free access to the main space in the centre which is suitable for meetings, workshops and other events. If you would like […]


Giving People A Voice

We are delighted to announce the publication of our biannual review of our work. “Giving People A Voice” looks at the impact our grants have made on individuals and organisations. We were fortunate to have the help of a group of final year students at London South Bank University who collected individual’s accounts and turned […]



Next Grants Deadline

January 23, 2015

Applications for consideration at the next grants committee need to be received by 5 May. Advice always available – don’t hesitate to get in touch.


Somali Cultural Fun Day 23 December

December 19, 2014

Come and enjoy food, chocolate, a childrens book launch, facepainting. From 2 – 4pm at the West Kensington Tenants’ Hall, Lillie Road. All welcome, especially children.


Newsletter published

November 27, 2014

Our October/November newsletter has now been published. If you have not received a copy in the post, it is now available on the website in the grants section (newsletter 4)  



Hammersmith United Charities provides homes for people over 60 within the area of benefit who are living on a low income and who would otherwise find it difficult to fund suitable homes for themselves. A limited number of women over 55 may also qualify.

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Trustees have the power to make grants to groups or individuals in the area of benefit to alleviate deprivation and hardship. As a result of the report commissioned by the Charity from the Centre for the Analysis of Social Exclusion at the London School of Economics and presented in 2009, the trustees now have access to detailed information about where the most deprived areas are and who needs help most.

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When you come through the entrance it’s like entering another world. You’d never know you were in London.

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