Give your local hero the pedestal they deserve...

The #MyWestminster Community Awards celebrate community life in the borough. The awards profile the importance of voluntary contribution as well as the community action and acts of kindness that makes Westminster a great place to live.

This year, there are 10 categories which recognise people and organisations who have made life better for others by donating their time and skills.

Nominations are now closed

Nominations for the #MyWestminster Community Awards are now closed. Please check back here for details of the shortlist, which will be announced soon. 

All those shortlisted will be invited to a ceremony on 9 July 2019 from 6pm to 9pm. 

For any questions regarding the awards, please email 

Winners will be announced at the awards ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday 9 July 2019. The awards are organised by Westminster City Council in partnership with Groundwork London and One Westminster. 


You can nominate in any or all of these categories. If you’re not sure which category to choose, just go with the one you think fits best.

Reasons to nominate

Making a nomination gives you the chance to recognise and thank people for their tireless work in changing lives.

Shortlisted people and organisations will be invited to an awards ceremony in central London in the summer to celebrate their outstanding achievements.


All activity must have occurred between June 2018 and June 2019. Nominations must relate to an individual who lives, works or studies in the City of Westminster or an organisation that directly impacts the people of Westminster.

The judges will be looking for evidence of the following:

  • commitment: going above and beyond to ensure the success of the project they are working on (examples of the dedication and passion shown by the person or organisation)

  • community impact: examples of how the volunteer has had a significant impact on lives or communities

Last updated: 10 June 2019