Get to know us.

We exist to work together with the local community to enable North Kensington to thrive. We dedicate ourselves to the wellbeing of this vibrant community. We work with over 60 member organisations ranging from community groups and residents’ associations to schools and sports clubs, as well as other local groups and people.

Our Vision

Our vision is sustainable wellbeing in North Kensington in three ways: Social Wellbeing, Environmental Wellbeing and Economic Wellbeing.

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Our Values

At Westway we have four values that guide us in what we are, how we do things and where we want to be.

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Our History

In the mid 1960’s an overhead motorway, the A40(M) was driven through North Kensington staked out on giant stilts – the largest continuous concrete structure in the country.

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Westway in Numbers

£692,000

given as community investments in 2018/19

23 Acres

of land under the Westway flyover

11

supplementary schools supported in North Kensington

370+

adult learners taking classes at Westway

15

local events and Festivals funded through our Festivals & Events fund

10,000+

people attended our 2019 Portobello Summer Festival

Assessments

 

 

 

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Contact Us

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Meeting with members: Trustee election

Topic: Trustee election: meeting with members Time: Jan 11, 2021 16:00 London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88240908777?pwd=N2MyZm1EdXA2bWJwN2d5Q2lWbFgxQT09 Meeting ID: 882 4090 8777 Passcode: 043486...

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Trees for Grenfell

Just Solutions 123… consulted with Grenfell survivors and community and have their approval to plant trees and develop small memorial gardens that will be tranquil places of remembrance and reflection around the location of the Grenfell Tower. Trees and green spaces will serve to encourage and assist the process of healing. They will stand as symbolic representations of the love and community spirit witnessed on the night of the tragedy and observed throughout the area and much further afield, ever since. North Kensington houses one of the largest motorways in central London, the A40 Westway, which sweeps through the borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Planting trees and creating green spaces will increase the biodiversity of the area and improve air quality and remove toxins from soil. New trees will add colour and variety to the bleak urban landscape. The community gardens and their care will encourage outdoor family orientated activities and instill the importance of nurturing nature so nature nurtures our planet. insert quote from Westway trustees insert quote from Westway trustees insert quote from Westway trustees insert quote from Westway trustees insert quote from Westway trustees Click here for information on upcoming events hosted by Trees for Grenfell   ...

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Report an issue

We are committed to ensuring the Westway estate is a safe and welcoming space for the enjoyment of our whole community and visitors alike.  To report anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping, vandalism, unauthorised parking or noise issues on the Westway estate, please complete this form and a member of the Westway team will respond as soon as possible....

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COVID-19

Find out how we’re responding in the community.

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Maxilla memorial & healing space

The Maxilla memorial and healing space, incorporating the 'Wall of Truth', is a space created by and for members of the community in response to the great suffering after the fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017. Sitting underneath the Westway flyover and in direct line of site to nearby Grenfell Tower, the space has been a site of healing and memorial services since the days immediately after the tragedy. Today, the space incorporates community art, a Hope Garden and the Wall of Truth. As custodians of this land on behalf of our community, Westway Trust is committed to ensuring the space is respected, safe and accessible for everyone in our community. To report anti-social behaviour, fly-tipping, vandalism or any other conduct deemed disrespectful to this memorial space, please complete this form and a member of the Westway team will respond as soon as possible....

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Adult Learning

We offer online and in-person courses. On this page, you can apply to enrol on a course of your choice, read our Learners’ blog, take an online assessment or have your say on the types of courses you’d like to take. If you need help with any of these pages, contact us on 020 8962 5720 or email learning.admin@westway.org...

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Adult Learning

Our new courses start in September, please complete this online form and a member of our team will be in touch to complete your registration. [formidable id="80"]...

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Our Work:

Find out more about how we work in the community

We exist to work together with the local community to enable North Kensington to thrive. We dedicate ourselves to the wellbeing of this vibrant community. 

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Discover our live opportunities

Grants and Funding, Adult Learning and Spaces to Hire – explore our opportunities to get involved.

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Latest News:

Catch up on the latest news from Westway

The latest news stories from across North Kensington

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Westway Stories:

See the latest stories from our partners in the community

The stories behind some of the fantastic projects in our community

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Westway Trust AGM 2020

Westway Trust’s 2020 Annual General Meeting was held on Tuesday 15 December 2020.   Due to the social distancing and other safety requirements in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, our AGM this year was an online-only event.  Download our Annual Report 2019/2020 here.  Meeting Agenda Minutes from 2019 AGM...

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Hatch Report

This research has been steered by the Westway Trust’s senior management team and overseen by the
Westway Trust’s charitable purposes committee.

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Our History

In the mid 1960’s an overhead motorway, the A40(M) was driven through North Kensington staked out on giant stilts – the largest continuous concrete structure in the country.

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Westway in Focus

At the end of 2018 we conducted broad-ranging research in the local area – including extensive face-to-face interviews and workshops with local residents.
The research shows clearly the breadth of services and facilities provided across the area, shining a light on our vibrant and diverse community.

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Westway in Numbers

Westway Trust supports North Kensington to create its own bright future. We make community investments, support local businesses and not-for-profit activity, organise and support arts and culture events, provide adult learning services and underpin supplementary school provision. This booklet tells our story for 2019-20 in numbers, looking at our resources in three main areas: land, income and staff. It shows where our activity is focused and explains more about the organisation and our colleagues. ...

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Meet The Team

Meet the faces behind Westway

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Our Strategy

Read the Westway Trust Strategy

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Trustees

Meet our Trustees

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Policies and Governance

We have a range of policies which provide a framework within which the organisation operates and help ensure that we deliver our services in an effective and consistent manner.

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Review into claims of Institutional Racism

Tutu Foundation UK has been commissioned by Westway Trust to conduct a comprehensive and fully independent review of Westway Trust’s practices, both past and present, following allegations of institutional racism against the organisation.

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#NorthKenPride

In North Kensington, we should all feel free to express ourselves and be accepted for who we are.

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Our Vision

Our vision is sustainable wellbeing in North Kensington in three ways: Social Wellbeing, Environmental Wellbeing and Economic Wellbeing.

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Our Values

At Westway we have four values that guide us in what we are, how we do things and where we want to be.

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Our Community

The History and Policy Statement demonstrating our commitment to our community.

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Member Organisations

One of the many ways in which Westway Trust is so closely linked with the local community is through our Member Organisations, which now number more than 60. These range from community groups and residents’ associations to schools and sports clubs.

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