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West Itchen Community Trust Ltd is a social enterprise established for the community development and regeneration of inner-city Southampton.


As a social enterprise we make our money from commercial property investment but our profits are re-invested into the West Itchen area. We do not have shareholders, we have members and together we are supporting a vibrant community.


Our Mission is:

To work as an independent Trust to continue with the regeneration of the West Itchen area, to champion its needs and to assist the aspirations of the people living and working there.


To develop the assets of the Trust and to assist other organisations in the area bid for funds.


Our Vision


Our Mission Statement has been developed into our Vision for the area:

  • Our Vision is to create a vibrant community within which people are proud to live and work. We will seek to create an area where people are willing to invest money and effort secure in the knowledge their investment will reap a return. We will work to ensure a greater proportion of the wealth created is retained within the community.
  • We will strive to improve the economy of the area and the prospects of those that live and work here. We will try to improve the opportunities open to them.
  • We will improve the image of the area. We will try to engender in its residents a sense of pride of place and a desire not to accept second best. There will be a desire to improve the look of the area.
  • We will be inclusive. All who live and work in the area will be encouraged to take part in fulfilling the Vision.

Supporting a vibrant community…


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Latest News

Age UK Southampton urgently need more volunteers

To visit lonely, isolated people in their homes or be a ‘telephone friend’, To provide information, advice and welfare benefit support, To provide strategic governance as a trustee…

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FREE Football in Northam

4pm -6pm, Every Saturday at Northam Cage, Northam Community Centre – next to SureStart. For ages 5yrs-11yrs and ages 12yrs-16yrs. Contact coach Daniel Maison on 07772 299073

July 30, 2016


Community Art Session in Northam

Community Art sessions in Northam –

4pm-7pm Saturdays at Northam Community Centre. Free to locals – Open to all. (Children must be accompanied by an adult.) Explore your interest with free resources and support from a brilliant local artist.


Tudor House Summer Spectacular

10am -5pm, Sunday 31 July. Entrance just 6p! Start the summer holidays with a fun-filled day – Explore the house and garden, have a cuppa in the cafe, join a pre-booked tour then get involved with make and take activities. Tel: 023 8083 4242

July 31, 2016


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