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Relocation relocation relocation!

Bankside and You Opportunity
Help make Blackfriars Settlement’s big move a big success
90-94 Great Suffolk Street
London SE1 0BE
  • front of new community centre
    Blackfriars Settlement's new premises

Blackfriars Settlement needs extra pairs of hands to help with a big move into new premises.

During the week of 24th June and between 8 and 18 July they need help to pack and label equipment and furniture in readiness for the office move that will take place beginning Friday 19 July 2013. You can volunteer individually or as a team to help them make a seamless transition to their new home.

Blackfriars Settlement has been offering a huge variety of services to the Southwark community for 125 years. The charity has been temporarily accommodated in Great Suffolk Street while their previous premises were completely redeveloped. The new building, located on the corner of Rushworth Street and Pocock Street, SE1, will be a vibrant centre for community life with rooms for a wide range of meetings and activity.

The new building boasts state of the art facilities that will enhance the charity’s provision of youth, older people’s and mental health services in the borough. The modern building will feature a hall with sprung floor, meeting rooms, a cafe, computer rooms, classrooms and other learning rooms, in addition to 15 new affordable homes.

Contact Danielle Cohen if you can help dc [at]

About Blackfriars Settlement

Blackfriars Settlement is a registered charity based in London SE1 that provide community services and support to everyone, no matter how old they are or where they come from. All of their work is guided by five aims:

  • Supporting the achievement of individual aspirations
  • Promoting physical and mental well-being and independence for all
  • Promoting learning and development – formal and informal
  • Promoting digital inclusion
  • Being a focal point in the community In the face of social change and economic uncertainty

Blackfriars Settlement staff, community partners, volunteers and members are working hard to enhance people's lives. To find out more visit their website using the link at the right.

May 23 2013