About us

Support a charity when you buy your Christmas tree this year

Community Christmas Trees is a social enterprise established jointly by the Local Christmas Tree Company and London-based charity Community Links. Its aim is to provide beautiful Christmas trees to residents and businesses in London, and at the same time to raise funds for Community Links, a charity working to improve the lives of people in East London.

About Community Links

Community Links is an innovative East London charity (reg no: 1018517) running a wide range of community based projects used by over 20,000 people each year.

Based in Newham we have over 30 years experience of making a real difference with the most disadvantaged individuals and groups – building permanent ladders out of poverty and onto education, training and employment.

Our core aims are to work to help reduce poverty, strengthen communities, extend education, training and employment opportunities and to raise aspirations for all.

We currently run over 60 different activities including – open access play activities, building based and detached youth activities, a network of multi-purpose community hubs offering a range of activities for the whole community, information and advice services, a city farm, an outdoor activity centre, a full time school workshop with young people excluded from mainstream education, an extensive programme of inclusion work with disabled young people and an annual Christmas Toy Appeal for disadvantaged children.

For more information about the work of Community Links please visit www.community-links.org

Your Christmas tree purchase will support our work

Community Christmas Trees is one of a number of social enterprises established by Community Links to:

1. Raise funds for our charitable activities outlined
2. Provide employment for local unemployed people especially young people
3. Provide qualitative efficient and effective services

The trading surplus achieved by Community Christmas Trees will be given to Community Links to carry out its charity activities in east London.

About the Local Christmas Tree Company

The Local Christmas Tree Company is an innovative Christmas tree retailer with operations around the south east of England, working with individuals, businesses and community groups to source and sell locally grown, beautiful Christmas trees.