The Westmonasterium Trust (The Westminster Abbey Foundation)

The Westmonasterium Trust (The Westminster Abbey Foundation)

Charity information

The Westmonasterium Trust (The Westminster Abbey Foundation)

The Westmonasterium Trust was set up to raise funds to support and further the religious and other charitable purposes of Westminster Abbey and its Choir School.

Founded 2006

  • Mission statement

    Westmonasterium Trust’s mission statement is aligned to that of Westminster Abbey’s:
    • To serve Almighty God as a ‘school of the Lord’s service’ by offering divine worship daily and publicly;
    • To serve the Sovereign by daily prayer and by a ready response to requests made by or on behalf of Her Majesty;
    • To serve the nation by fostering the place of true religion within national life, maintaining a close relationship with members of the House of Commons and House of Lords and with others in representative positions;
    • To serve pilgrims and all other visitors and to maintain a tradition of hospitality.
    A cornerstone of Westminster Abbey’s mission is “to serve pilgrims and all other visitors and to maintain a tradition of hospitality”. Over 1. 5 million people enjoy worshipping and visiting the Abbey every year. The Trustees believe that financially assisting the Abbey to fulfil its mission, together with its Choir School, contributes to the advancement of religion.

  • Aims

    The Westmonasterium Trust (The Westminster Abbey Foundation) aims to:

    • To support Westminster Abbey's Choir School.
    • To further the religious and other charitable purposes of Westminster Abbey.
  • Overview

    Established: June 2006

    Registered Charity Number: 1116371

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 3

    Phone number: 00 44 20 7654 4872

    Address: The Chapter House 20 Dean's Yard London SW1P 3PA

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  • Education Bursary

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