Age UK City of London is the Charity for Older Residents of the Square Mile.

New website update:

Age Concern City of London is a proud a new member of the Age UK network in London and is now known as Age UK City of London. Please visit our new website to get in touch.

COVID-19 Update:

Age UK City of London is the charity for older people in the City of London (the Square Mile).

AUKCL is trying to respond to the rapidly changing demands of the coronavirus and support older City residents at this very challenging time.

If you are worried about an older person who lives in the square mile, or if you are one and want to know what help we can offer, please email awestlake@ageuklondon.org.uk or call 020 7091 2593 and leave a message.  Messages will be checked every day Monday to Friday.

This website will be updated in due course, but for now our priority is providing on-the-ground support to the most vulnerable members of our community.

Looking for another Age UK?

If you are not based in the Square Mile and want to find out about your local Age UK, or if you would like to speak to the national charity, please click here.


We are here to provide help and support to older people in the City of London by creating new opportunities for learning, volunteering, socialising, and enhancing health and wellbeing.

Of the 7600 people living in the Square Mile, 1100 are over 65, and a third are within our target group of over 50s. We want to work with, not just for, older people, to achieve our vision of a City which is as healthy, happy, inclusive and age-friendly as it can be.


Our projects:


Age Concern City of London, in partnership with Age UK East London, offer a Befriending service to City residents of any age. Recipients of the service benefit from access to our combined resources, such as Home Help, advocacy support, digital inclusion, film club, trips and outings, exercise classes and our walking group.

Groups, Trips and Activities

Every month we run trips and outings to all sorts of places of interest, both in the City and further afield.

Whether it’s art and architecture or flora and fauna, seaside, countryside, or hidden gems in the heart of the City, we’re sure there will be something to take your interest. Come on your own or with a friend. Most trips are free.

For book-lovers (and cake-lovers!) we have our regular audiobook group with Amazon Audible.

For technophobes and technophiles alike we have a monthly coffee morning and gadget clinic offering IT support.

Walking for Health

Good for your heart, your head and your wallet, our Square Mile Health Walks are the best way to get fit and active in the City. No need to book, just come along to one of our free, fun and friendly health walks suitable for all abilities.

Mansell Street Women’s Group

MSWG is a group of older BAME women living on or near Mansell Street estate in the east of the City. We support them to run a monthly coffee morning focussing on health and wellbeing; a lunch club for elders; a weekly fitness class; trips; gardening; gadget clinics and more.

Our Partners:

Memory Group

The Memory Group meets on a Tuesday afternoon, and is a safe space for older people who may be experiencing memory difficulties, or who have a diagnosis of dementia, and their carers.

City Carers

City Carers support anyone living in the square mile who is an informal carer for another person. They hold a coffee morning every 4th Tuesday of the month on Golden Lane estate, which anyone is welcome to attend.

City Advice

City advice is a free advice service that offers confidential and impartial advice to help people in the City of London manage their everyday problems, such as debt, legal issues, welfare benefits and more.

Where do we work?

Age Concern City of London operates throughout the City of London and its boundaries can be seen below:


Map credit to Christian Tate

3 thoughts on “Home

  1. Peter Bowler

    Hello, not sure if your charity would be in position to do this but I was thinking about how it would be possible to set up a data-base of older ersons looking for work and setting up a skill match then getting employers to search it for candidates. Might help them show compliance with ageism laws?

  2. Paul

    Is this really only for square mile residents? I’m in my fifties and looking for a walking group, but like the idea of a City of London/square mile walk/making friends. (I’m based in east London).

    1. admin Post author

      Hi Paul, absolutely not. You are very welcome to come along. We do have a few others who are from outside the City so we are not exclusive!


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