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We're a local charity working in the community to support older people, their families and carers. We want everyone to be able to love later life.

Who we are

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea is an independent, local charity working at the heart of the community to make sure that older people’s voices are heard, their needs are met and their is independence supported. We provide a wide range of services including befriending, practical help, information and advice and a variety of social and leisure activities.

Our History

The charity was set up in 1973 as Age Concern Kensington & Chelsea and incorporated as a charitable company in 2000. With the needs of older people always in the forefront of the charity’s work, Age Concern K&C was strengthened by merging with Sixty Plus in April 2009, reflecting the changing nature of the charitable sector and the needs of older people over the years. With the national merger of Help the Aged and Age Concern, the charity became Age UK Kensington & Chelsea in 2010.

Our Aims & Values

At Age UK Kensington & Chelsea, we promote the wellbeing of older people through:

  • Providing services which support independence 
  • Learning from this experience to inform our understanding of older people's needs
  • Ensuring the voice of older people in Kensington & Chelsea is heard
  • Working in close collaboration with other organisations to achieve these aims

Charity Details

Age UK Kensington and Chelsea is the operating name of Age Concern Kensington & Chelsea, which is an incorporated charity limited by guarantee. The registered charity number is 1082658 and the registered company number is 03926026. The registered office is 1 Thorpe Close, London, W10 5XL.

  • Chief Executive and Company Secretary: Sue Baker
  • Chair of the Board of Trustees: Martin Pendry
  • Treasurer: Tim Nicholls
  • Auditors: Haysmacintyre, 26 Red Lion Square, London, WC1R 4AG
  • Solicitors: Russell Cooke LLP, 2 Putney Hill, London, SW15 6AB

Audited Accounts & Trustees' Report

You can download a copy of our audited accounts and Trustees' report for 2016-17 here.