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CGAT holds its 34th Annual Rent Ceremony

Despite a global pandemic, train strikes and an ominous weather forecast, we were once again able to hold our annual Rent Ceremony on the afternoon of June 23rd. Judging by the reactions of some of th…
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We’re hiring!

CGAT is looking to expand its trustee family, welcoming perspectives from a variety of different disciplines and backgrounds to help further its goals and ambitions and, ultimately, to help Covent Gar…
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Celebrating Christina Smith, OBE

Christina Smith – former Covent Garden entrepreneur, philanthropist, property developer and landlord – has died at the age of 87. Christina, affectionately known as the ‘Queen of Cov…
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A new addition to our team

Miriam Holland recently joined the Trust’s small team as a Heritage & Planning consultant. She has a background in historic environment conservation and lots of experience managing change to…
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Save Museum Street!

A coalition of local groups (including CGAT) has banded together to prevent a redevelopment which, in its current form, could be very damaging for a historic part of central London and the communities…
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Remembering the Fifth Beatle

The address of 13 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, played an integral part in the creation of popular culture of the 1960s as it was the first London office of Brian Epstein, the manager of The Beatle…
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