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  • Buildings we manage
    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

  • Community partnerships
    Livery companies
    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
    Home to the Lord Mayor

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

  • The Lord Mayor
    Lord Mayor with HRH Queen Elizabeth
    Role and purpose

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

  • About us
    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

  • About us
    City dragons
    The City of London

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