We are locally rooted and community minded; we have worked in the east of London and Newham for the last 130 years. Our services help to develop some of the most deprived communities in the country, this remains at the heart of all we do.

What we do

Paris LGBTQ Youth Group

PARIS is the group we run for young LGBT+ people who live in Newham. It's the only such service in the borough. Read more to get involved and share information with others.


Author: Jenny Millman

Durning Hall Room Hire

We have a range of rooms available at Durning Hall ideal for meetings, training events, sports classes and more. Durning Hall is situated in the heart of Forest Gate, East London E7 9AB.


Author: Jenny Millman

Centres Programme

We have two community centers, each are open 7 days a week. See here for a full list of activities available in both. Get in touch for more information on any of the activities included.


Author: Jenny Millman

Fundraise for us

Want to raise some money for your local community charity? Got a great idea? Brilliant - get in touch with us!


Author: Karmel Edmonds

Our stories

Our team is made up from the people that we work with. Volunteers, staff, trustee's, local community members, participants and much more. Meet them and hear some of their stories here.


Author: Karmel Edmonds

Young Achievers' Group

Our Young Achievers Group is a group for young people aged 16 -25 who have learning disabilities and special educational needs. We meet every Saturday - Join us!


Author: Jenny Millman

Latest news

  • A look back...

    In 2000, Aston-Mansfield was created by the merger of two organisations – Aston Charities Trust and The Mansfield Settlement – with long-standing links to Newham and east London. Read more

  • Previous CIU Research and Publications

    Research done by the CIU prior to 2010. Read more

  • Olympic Days

    Throughout the course of the Olympic period Aston-Mansfield and staff kept their doors open to the local community, celebrating our rich diversity and the games that were just on our doorstep. Read more

  • Crowdfunding for the BIG Sleepover!

    Aston-Mansfield has launched a new crowd-funding initiative to try and raise £25,000 for or local children in the London Borough of Newham. Read more

Latest events

  • Santa Run for Aston-Mansfield!

    We have spaces on the Do it for Charity Santa Run this year. And we would love for YOU - to have one of them! Run 5k or 10k dressed in a Santa outfit with hundreds of others and raise money for us whilst you do so! Read more

  • Differentiation: making it work for your learners and for you

    Differentiation - making it work for your learners and for you This session will introduce a range of different techniques for differentiation in beginner ESOL classes, participants will be able to evaluate different techniques and their practicality for teachers. There will also be an opportunity to work together with colleagues to identify new ways to include differentiation in their lessons. Read more