To be the route through which the book trade helps colleagues in need, and encourages fresh talent to join

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"The Bookbinders Cottages has provided a peaceful oasis within easy travelling distance to central London at the start of my career." Brogan, Bookbinders resident


Author: Will Rossi


Help change lives by raising vital funds. Support colleagues who are facing difficult personal circumstances - or encourage new, young people to join this wonderful industry - by raising funds for us.



Our impact in 2020


people received our grants 


to support people through our welfare and Covid hardship grants 


residents live in our subsidized housing

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