The New Cross Gate Trust

The New Cross Gate Trust

Charity information

The New Cross Gate Trust

The New Cross Gate Trust is a charity working to support the people of New Cross Gate to achieve their full potential. We deliver education, employment and health focussed services from our base in Besson Street Community Garden. We also support other local charities in the neighbourhood to deliver other community services and to support their broader capacity, development and sustainability.

Founded 2008

  • Mission statement

    The New Cross Gate Trust is a social regeneration charity working to support the people of New Cross Gate to achieve their full potential. The Trust works with local people and organisations to improve people’s lives and life chances through expanding opportunities for education, employment and health.

    Our Vision is that New Cross Gate should be a place where people are able to live happy, healthy, stable and fulfilled lives.

    Our Mission: We will work for the benefit of the people of New Cross Gate and the surrounding area to:

    • Raise educational achievement, build aspirations, develop skills and promote training and development
    • Support local people towards and into employment opportunities.
    • Improve health and well-being and support healthy life-styles.
    • We will also work with other local organisations who share our vision, to develop our joint capacity, sustainability and quality of service, and through this build a stronger local community.

    In pursuing these aims we will also have regard to the importance of community safety, access to services, quality housing and a high quality physical environment.

    We aim to deliver our mission through a combination of projects delivered direct from our base in Besson Street Community Gardens, and through commissioning and supporting other local providers as appropriate.

  • Aims

    The New Cross Gate Trust aims to:

    • Build aspirations, encourage training and development, raise the local community's educational achievement, develop skills and confidence.
    • Support local people towards and into employment.
    • Improve health and well-being and support healthy life-styles
    • Work with other local organisations who share our vision, to develop our joint capacity, sustainability and quality of service, and through this build a stronger local community
  • Overview

    Established: June 2008

    Registered Charity Number: 1118010

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 1

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 20

    Phone number: 02076397605

    Address: Besson Street Community Garden, Besson Street, New Cross, London SE14 5AS

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