Local community groups

Whether you are an individual looking to volunteer your time, or a business looking for ways to contribute to the local community, we hope this information can help you find some great partners to work with.

Calthorpe Project – this community garden is a green oasis at the heart of King’s Cross. The centre provides a range of activities, from gardening and food growing, to exercise classes, parent groups and children’s activities.

Team Cally works with Caledonian residents, Islington Council and local service providers to help improve life and opportunities for those living in the neighbourhood. Team Cally works in a range of areas including housing, youth work, health, education, environment, economic development and crime prevention and helps with agree local priorities, and bring services together to work more effectively. Priority areas include children and young people, improving health, the economic revival of the Caledonian Road and providing a safer neighbourhood.

King’s Cross-Brunswick Neighbourhood Association (KCB) is the community’s response to the needs of the residents of the King’s Cross and Brunswick area. The group aims to improve the quality of life of local residents through the active involvement of people living in the King’s Cross and Brunswick area. Programmes include a youth project, activities for older people, the Camden Bangladesh Mela and a healthy families partnership.

Somers Town Community Association (STCA) is a locally managed charity and voluntary organisation set in the heart of the St Pancras and Somers Town ward. STCA offers a wide range of activities and services catering for children, young people and adults from the whole community. Projects include the Somers Town Festival of Cultures, wellbeing initiatives, employment and training advice and more.

Maiden Lane Community Centre – provides services and activities for everyone in the community, catering for a wide range of interests and age groups. The centre offers computer training, groundworking training and is home to Camden Town Shed. The centre is also equipped with a high tech sound recording studio that is available for local young people and for hire. The group is currently working on a community radio station and is delivering training to people interested in developing skills in radio production.

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