Protect the wildlife you love by leaving a gift in your will

Protect the wildlife you love by leaving a gift in your will

Bluebell wood credit Josh Raper

After you have taken care of your family and friends please consider remembering London Wildlife Trust in your will. Your gift will help London’s wildlife and wild spaces to thrive for generations to come.

Every year, we receive gifts generously left in wills by our dedicated supporters. Over the past decades, these kind gifts have enabled us to protect vulnerable wild spaces in the capital, take on the management of new nature reserves for the benefit of wildlife, as well as inspire the next generation of Londoners to access, enjoy and protect the wildlife of this wonderful city.

Every single gift makes a real difference.

By having a valid and up-to-date will in place, you can make sure that your family is provided for, as well as helping charitable causes that are close to your heart.

Remembering London Wildlife Trust in your will is really simple. There are a number of options when it comes to making your will, but we always recommend seeking professional help to ensure your will is valid. This will give you peace of mind that your wishes will be carried out in the way you intend.

Having spent many weeks sorting through my mother's possessions, I now appreciate more than ever how passionate she was about the preservation of our wildlife and green spaces.
Ian, Mary's son
Photo of Mary

Mary's love of London's wildlife was boundless, and she was a dedicated volunteer with London Wildlife Trust during her life. By leaving a gift in her will, Mary is continuing to help the wildlife she loved, every day.

Making a new will

The first step in making a new will is to decide who will do this for you. To ensure impartiality we cannot recommend a particular solicitor, but suggest referring to the following organisations:

The Law Society 

Remember a Charity

Citizen’s Advice Bureau

To ensure that the charity ultimately benefits from your gift, your solicitor will need the following information:

Registered Name: London Wildlife Trust
Registered Address: Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF
Registered Charity Number: 283895

We recommend the following wording: "I give London Wildlife Trust [the sum of £x or x% share of my residuary estate] for its general charitable purposes and I declare that the receipt of the treasurer or other authorised officer shall be full and sufficient discharge for the said legacy."

Grandparent and child

Credit Ben Hall/2020 Vision

Get in touch

Thank you for considering leaving a gift to London Wildlife Trust in your will. We know that choosing to leave a gift in your will is a very personal decision, but we would very much appreciate it if you could let us know whether you are planning to do so. To let us know, or for more information, please get in touch by:

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