About us

Welcome to the City Bridge Trust

City Bridge Trust is the funding arm of Bridge House Estates. It was established to make use of funds surplus to bridge requirements and provides grants totalling at least £28m per year towards charitable activity benefiting Greater London.

The City of London Corporation is the sole trustee of the Bridge House Estates and members of its Court of Common Council form the City Bridge Trust’s Grants Committee.


For London to be a city where all individuals and communities can thrive, especially those experiencing disadvantage and marginalisation.


To reduce inequality and grow stronger, more resilient and thriving communities for a London that serves everyone.


We aim to be: Adaptive; Collaborative; Environmentally Responsible; Inclusive; Progressive; and Representative.

About City Bridge Trust

What we do

Find out about our work tackling disadvantage in Greater London.

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Current funding programmes

When Covid-19 hit London, the City Bridge Trust team focussed on getting... more »

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Bridging London 2020 - 2045

Foreword to Bridge House Estates new 25-year strategy, Bridging London Read the... more »

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Meet the team

The City Bridge Trust team consists of around fifty staff, who support... more »

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Annual Reports

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Modern Slavery Statement

Modern Slavery Statement

The City Corporation’s first Modern Slavery Statement brings together the roles, remits,... more »

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Tower Bridge

City Bridge Trust: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion At City Bridge Trust we... more »

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Millennium Bridge and St Pauls

Contact us

City Bridge Trust’s office is located in the Guildhall, London EC2V 7HH.... more »

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