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  • What we do
    The Old Bailey
    Central Criminal Court

    Known as the Old Bailey, the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, is one of a number of buildings housing the Crown Court

  • Working with and for others
    Picture of the Livery
    Livery companies

    The livery companies are historic trade associations. Their work today is as relevant to the good health of the City as it has always been

  • Mansion House
    Mansion House
    Mansion House

    Always wondered what’s it like inside? Book a tour and see the magnificent rooms and art collections

  • The Lord Mayor of the City of London
    Lord Mayor's Show
    Lord Mayor

    Elected annually, the Lord Mayor is Head of the City of London and ambassador for all UK-based financial and professional services

  • History and heritage
    Fiona Bruce
    Freedom of the City

    One of the oldest surviving traditional ceremonies still in existence today is the granting of the Freedom of the City of London

  • Who we are
    City of London dragons
    The City of London

    We have a special role and wide remit that goes beyond that of an ordinary local authority