Who We Are
We are all important to our Development Trust
We treat each other with respect and dignity
We are fair and open-minded, and learn from our mistakes
We support each other to learn new skills within the Trust
We are actively involved in the work of our Trust
We make you feel welcome
We listen to you
We work with you to find a solution
We actively encourage everyone’s involvement
We particularly welcome people who feel they are not being heard
We work hard to earn our community’s trust
We support public services to work in partnership with community
We aim to be environmentally aware.
One Community Development Trust is a locally grown initiative, created by community and voluntary groups and Tilbury and Chadwell residents, for the benefit of local people across southern Thurrock in particular.
The years to 2020 and beyond will bring significant change and opportunity to the area. We want to ensure that we play our part in helping the community benefit from the multi-million pound developments planned.
To inspire and support local people to work actively together to achieve the best for themselves and the community.
Develop the capacity and
skills of local people
Be a partner in promoting community wellbeing
Find and manage affordable, accessible community assets
Be a sustainable community anchor organisation
Releasing local potential person by person
"Working together in the community to release local potential"
Our ethos and values
One Community Development Trust won the Queen's Award for voluntary services in 2018. This is the highest Award given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise exceptional service within their communities. The recipients of the award are announced each year on 2 June - the anniversary of the Queen’s Coronation.
We are working towards achieving a healthy and prosperous Tilbury and southern Thurrock where everyone can proudly live, work and achieve their full potential.