Hammersmith United Charities

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

From 9th Nov 2015, all head office staff and functions will be based at Sycamore House

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

Clean Sweep at London Garden Society Awards

November 11, 2015

Residents at Sycamore House and John Betts sheltered housing schemes came away with an armful of awards at the Guildhall celebrations of community gardening projects across London. Read more about the story from Jackie Thompson, the Charity’s Community Gardener. LONDON GARDEN SOCIETY RESULTS – 2015



November 6, 2015

Our office base will be Sycamore House from Monday 9 November, but our telephone number won’t change. Here are further details and a map. Moving card 2015


Next Grants Deadline 10 January 2016

November 5, 2015

We need grant applications for our next funding round by 10 January.  The forms and guidance are all on the website but dont hesitate to get in  ouch if you would like help or advice.



Come and say hello

July 22, 2015

On Saturday 25 July when we will have a stall at the W12 Festival in White City. And then enjoy an afternoon of local talent and a wide range of entertainment.


Special HUC photo exhibition at the Cube 8 – 14 June

June 3, 2015

We are delighted to announce that we are mounting a special photo exhibition reflecting our work at the Cube in front of Hammersmith Town Hall from 8 – 14 June. This will include the winners of last year’s summer snaps competition. There will be a special private view event on 11 June at 6.30 – […]


Save the Date!

May 8, 2015

HUC will be holding its first grants conference on Thursday 2 July. We will be welcoming Dan Corry, head of New Philanthropy Capital as our keynote speaker. More details and invitations coming very soon!



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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HUC Faces

My name is Doris, I am 92 years old and I have been living here for 7 years. I am very happy here; it is very peaceful and quiet and I feel very safe and secure. We have a lovely garden to sit in during the summers in the winter my flat is lovely and warm. The warden is very helpful and friendly as are the other residents

Doris — John Betts House resident Read More Testimonials

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