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Jubilee Hall Trust celebrates Staff ‘Oscar’ winners

May 20th 2019
On Friday 17th May, Jubilee Hall Trust celebrated our annual Staff Oscars at Salsa Bar, accompanied by our sponsored athlete, Team GB triple-jumper, Nathan Fox, and our guest speaker, former... More

Jubilee Hall Trust named one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ by Great Place to Work®

May 10th 2019
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) was recognised for the first time in this year's rankings, as one of the Top 25 Best Small Workplaces in the country. The announcement was made at the gala dinner held at... More

Jubilee Hall Trust shortlisted for awards

March 27th 2019
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT), has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2019 Community Leisure UK Awards. Long-serving Operations Director, Jon Giles, has been nominated in the Outstanding Employee... More

Covent Garden gym refurbishment starting in April

March 18th 2019
A major refurbishment of the Jubilee Hall gym in Covent Garden will be starting in April. The £650,000 project, partly funded by a grant from the London Marathon Charitable Trust, will see a... More

Training older adults as fitness instructors

February 27th 2019
Following last year’s ukactive report ‘Reimagining Ageing’, which identified the need for older adults to do more regular exercise, Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) and Lifetime Training have joined... More

Parliamentary gym reopens in Canon Row

January 30th 2019
The Westminster Gym has re-opened back in its original Canon Row location after being temporarily re-located for six months due to a major Parliamentary refurbishment programme. The gym, operated... More

Jubilee Hall Trust is a Great Place To Work!

January 14th 2019
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) has been part of the international Great Places to Work (GPTW) scheme for the last two years and, in this year’s staff survey, 94% of employees agreed that: ‘Taking... More

Jubilee Hall Trust wins Small Employer of the Year award!

November 19th 2018
Winners of this year's Active Training Awards have been revealed at a gala event in Birmingham. Organised by ukactive and the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity... More

Jubilee Hall Trust partners with MYZONE to help employees get fit

October 17th 2018
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) has entered into a partnership with MYZONE to enable all of our staff to track their physical activity. We will provide all of our staff with a FREE MYZONE MZ-3 heart-rate... More

Great Running!

September 17th 2018
On Saturday 15th September, Hampstead Heath was the venue once again for the 4th annual Jubilee Hall Trust Run For Your Life event. More than 200 runners took part in one of the distances of 2k, 5k... More

Westminster Gym relocated

July 16th 2018
Due to important refurbishment works to the Canon Row building, the Westminster Gym needed to be relocated for 6 months from 13th July until 7th January 2019. The gym equipment and services were... More

Give It A Go Festival on Sunday 15th July

July 5th 2018
Give it a Go! is a FREE festival of health and wellbeing on Hampstead Heath, that gives the opportunity for adults, children, young people and families to Give it a Go! The Heath has got 320 hectares... More

‘Oscars’ awarded at Jubilee Hall Trust event!

May 21st 2018
Jubilee Hall Trust held their annual Staff Oscars event on Friday 11th May at the Seven Dials Club in Earlham Street, Covent Garden. This year's celebration was slightly different with a 3-course... More

Join Chrissie’s Annual British Heart Foundation Walk/Run on 20th May!

April 24th 2018
On Sunday 20th May, Jubilee Hall's Chrissie Mullings-Lewis is organising her 21st annual Hampstead Heath event to raise funds for the British Heart Foundation. The event - for children and... More

Run For Your Life!

April 23rd 2018
Jubilee Hall Trust’s 4th annual Run for your Life has been confirmed this year for Saturday 15th September on Hampstead Heath. The event is now in its fourth year and features 2k, 5k and... More

London Marathon Trust awards Jubilee Hall gym £165,000 grant

February 20th 2018
The London Marathon Charitable Trust has announced new grants totalling more than £1 million for projects in London, Surrey and South Northamptonshire, taking the total amount of money awarded in... More

High Quality Recognition for Jubilee Hall Trust

December 12th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) have had an excellent couple of weeks, being runners up in the UK Active Small Employer of the Year awards on 30th November, and then receiving their highest ever scores... More

Jubilee Hall gym gets boost from new Precor gym equipment

November 8th 2017
The iconic Jubilee Hall gym in Covent Garden has been re-launched after a £300k re-fit, including the installation of more than 80 pieces of Precor strength equipment, two Queenax functional... More

Jubilee Hall Trust Athlete Ambassador, Nathan Fox, to go to 2018 Commonwealth Games!

October 25th 2017
Adam Gemili, Katarina Johnson-Thompson, Greg Rutherford and Nathan Fox are among the 75 names announced for Team England’s athletics squad for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Team... More

Jubilee Hall Trust is a finalist in Small Employer of the Year!

October 13th 2017
ukactive has announced the finalists for the Active Training Awards 2017, which recognise a dynamic array of heavyweight sector employers and top quality training providers, and Jubilee Hall Trust is... More

Huge success for Run For Your Life!

October 5th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust's 3rd annual Run for your Life event held on Hampstead Heath on Saturday 16th September, was a huge success! We had 314 participants taking part in one... More

JHT Launches App for its gym customers

August 11th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust launches its first mobile app for customers to stay in touch with their club, book classes, use as their membership card and take part in competitions. If you LOVE IT the way we... More

Our New Spinning Studio with Virtual Classes opens!

July 21st 2017
Jubilee Hall has given its indoor cycling studio a complete revamp, including: a new sound system, sound responsive lighting, a new paint job to complement the new lighting, new flooring & the... More

Our Athlete Ambassador Nathan Fox gets ready for World Championships!

Jubilee Hall Trust's Athlete Ambassador, Nathan Fox, is training hard for his 'date with destiny' in the Triple Jump at the World Athletics Championships in August. He is very happy to be injury-free... More

Fighting for every heartbeat: twenty years on

May 24th 2017
Twenty years and twenty kilometers. For the 20th year in a row, our very own Chrissie Mullings Lewis organised a JHT team to participate at the Hampstead 4 Hearts walk. Chrissie personally... More

It’s Oscars Night!

May 22nd 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) celebrated the achievements of the last 12 months at their annual Oscars Night held on Friday 19th May, at the Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square. Highlights of... More

ukactive announces FLAME finalists!

April 28th 2017
ukactive has unveiled the finalists for the Flame Awards 2017, which sees public, private and third sector heavyweights lock horns for the physical activity sector’s most prestigious... More

Jubilee Hall Trust are finalists in Sporta Awards 2017!

April 18th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) has been selected as a finalist in two categories at the annual Sporta awards 2017. Sporta is the national association of leisure and cultural trusts, and its members operate... More

Trustees Wanted – Jubilee Hall Trust

February 27th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust is a charity that aims to build strong healthy communities by promoting the fitness and wellbeing of the individuals within them. We do this through our network of health,... More

Jubilee Hall Trust retains Parliamentary gym contract

February 14th 2017
After a competitive tendering process, Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) is delighted to announce that they have been awarded a new contract to manage the Westminster Gym in the Houses of... More

Fun Runs confirmed for Hampstead Heath

January 18th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust’s annual fun run series is scheduled to take place once again on the iconic Hampstead Heath on Saturday 16th September 2017. The ‘Run For Your Life’ series... More

Nathan Fox jumps new indoor personal best in Birmingham!

January 17th 2017
Jubilee Hall Trust’s Athlete Ambassador, Triple-Jumper Nathan Fox, has had a great start to 2017 with a new indoor personal best in Birmingham last weekend. His 16.45m jump was off... More

ukactive bolsters Board with raft of new Directors

January 3rd 2017
ukactive - the UK’s leading not-for-profit health body for the physical activity sector - has announced the appointment of four Non-Executive Directors to its Board as the not-for-profit health... More

Awards fever at Jubilee Hall Trust!

December 7th 2016
Following on from Jubilee Hall Trust's Outstanding Achievement award on 30th November, the charity was honoured again just two days later when Chairman, Steve Cabrera, was recognised for... More

Jubilee Hall Trust wins national award!

December 1st 2016
On Wednesday 30th November, UK Active revealed the winners of the coveted Active Training Awards at a glittering ceremony celebrating the leading lights in physical activity sector learning and... More

GB Triple Jumper trains Jubilee Hall staff

November 8th 2016
GB Triple jumper, Nathan  Fox, took time out from his own training this week, to put Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) staff through their paces! The 45-minute session included a long series of leg... More

Jubilee Hall Trust partners the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport

October 24th 2016
Jubilee Hall Trust is the latest UK sport and physical activity sector employer to go “all in” with CIMSPA, as a majority of their relevant staff move into membership of the sector’s chartered... More

GB Athlete Nathan Fox named as Jubilee Hall Trust Ambassador

October 18th 2016
Jubilee Hall Trust is delighted to have appointed GB Triple Jumper, Nathan Fox, as our first ever Athlete Ambassador. Nathan is one of Great Britain's most prestigious triple jump talents. After... More

Jubilee Hall Trust shortlisted for Employer of the Year!

October 12th 2016
We are delighted to announce that Jubilee Hall Trust has been shortlisted as a finalist in the UK Active Employer of the Year category as part of the Active Training Awards 2016. Last year, we... More

Fun Runs for all the family on Hampstead Heath!

September 19th 2016
Jubilee Hall Trust's second annual fun run series took place on Saturday 17th September on Hampstead Heath. This year, the 'Run For Your Life' series included 2k, 5k and 10k options so that everyone... More

Torriano School Summer Club a great success!

Following a successful summer programme in 2015, Jubilee Hall Trust and Torriano School continued their partnership this year, to offer a range of summer activities to engage children and parents in... More

Get ready for National Fitness Day on Wednesday 7th September!

August 26th 2016
Following on from a fantastic Olympic Games for Team GB, and celebrating the opening of the Paralympics, National Fitness Day (NFD) takes place this year on Wednesday 7th September. Organised by... More

Give It A Go Festival a huge success!

July 25th 2016
Once again, the Give It A Go! Festival on Hampstead Heath, enabled thousands of local Camden residents to enjoy a wide range of fun actitivites in glorious sunny weather. The annual event, which... More

Do Something Amazing…put your trainers on!

Come and join us for the second Jubilee Hall Trust fun run event on Saturday 17th September at 10am, on Hampstead Heath. There are 10k and 5k options, as well as a 2k run for children and families,... More

Come along to our FREE Summer Energy Club in Camden!

Once again, this summer, thanks to almost £5000 of funding from Camden council, Jubilee Hall Trust will be running summer activities at Torriano Primary School in July and August. Last year’s... More

The Big Dance Bus gets everybody moving!

July 7th 2016
On Wednesday 6th July, the Big Dance Bus, sponsored by Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT), came to the Covent Garden Piazza! The day was an outstanding success, with a packed dance floor from lunchtime until... More

Big Dance Bus comes to Covent Garden – Wednesday 6th July

June 20th 2016
As part of Big Dance Week, Jubilee Hall Trust has brought the famous London double-decker Big Dance Bus to the Covent Garden Piazza on Wednesday 6th July to promote dance as a fun physical activity... More

Trust’s top managers receive industry recognition

May 13th 2016
At the recent Annual General Meeting of Sporta in Bournemouth, Jubilee Hall Trust's top executives were presented with Chartered Fellowship of CIMSPA. Chief Executive, Phil Rumbelow and Operations... More

Oscars Winners Announced!

Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) held its annual Staff Oscars on Friday 6th May, at Grosvenor Casino in Leicester Square. The event was an opportunity to reflect on the successes of the last year and to hear... More

Get in the Swing of it: Charity Golf Day

April 15th 2016
Jubilee Hall Trust will be hosting our first ever Charity Golf Day at High Elms Golf Course on Thursday 19th May to help raise money for our community programmes. Teams of four will compete over... More

Exercise is the best diet!

March 18th 2016
Exercising is more effective than dieting in limiting daily calorie consumption, scientists at Loughborough University have found. The new research, due to be published this month in Medicine... More

Fitness Trainer gets Royal seal of approval

March 11th 2016
Former Jubilee Hall Fitness Trainer, Neil Laybourn (left), joined the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and mental health campaigner, Jonny Benjamin, yesterday in a bid to help cut suicide rates amongst... More

Jubilee Hall Trust invited to debate government’s new Sports Strategy

March 3rd 2016
Exploring how the government’s new Sports Strategy will shape the future of the physical activity sector will be top of the agenda during the sector leaders’ debate at active-net 2016. A... More

This Girl Can: Bridget’s story

January 29th 2016
Everyday in our gyms we have the privilege of being a part of individual transformations and quests for healthier lifestyles. Sometimes these stories are too uplifting to not share. Today I met... More

Building even healthier communities in 2016!

January 22nd 2016
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) is scaling up plans for community outreach programmes in 2016 to reach even more people across three central London Boroughs. Following on from the success of the... More

Jubilee Hall Trust in triple awards success!

November 30th 2015
What an incredible couple of days for Jubilee Hall Trust! On Thursday 26th November, the charity won the Small Employer of the Year award at the UKActive Awards in Marlow, and on Friday their... More

96% of Staff Proud to Work for Jubilee Hall Trust!

November 20th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust is delighted to announce its best ever Staff Survey results! The annual survey is carried out anonymously online as a way of gauging staff satisfaction and finding areas to improve... More

Building a Healthier Camden

Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) has continued to expand its work in Camden to help build a healthier community. After delivering a successful summer programme at two local schools, the Trust has now... More

Colombo Centre gets refurbishment

The Colombo Centre in Southwark is being refurbished as part of the new contract agreement with Jubilee Hall Trust and GLL. The works have already included the re-decoration of most areas of the... More

Jubilee Hall Trust gets 350 children more active with the Energy Club!

October 27th 2015
Over the summer and into the Autumn Term, Jubilee Hall Trust worked with Torriano and Argyle Primary Schools to get 350 children more active in Camden. We offered a free programme of activities over... More

Jubilee Hall Trust are finalists for Small Employer of the Year award!

October 21st 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust is a finalist in the Active Training Awards 2015! The awards celebrate exceptional performance and commitment in the Physical Activity sector, specifically that of vocational... More

Westminster Gym’s disability partnership celebrated

October 19th 2015
On Tuesday 13th October, almost 100 disabled fitness professionals, including Westminster Gym's own Dorit Chomer, celebrated the success of the Instructability Programme at The Village Hotel,... More

Very Well Run!

September 24th 2015
On Saturday 19 September, almost 200 people took part in the inaugural Jubilee Hall Trust outdoor run events on Hampstead Heath. The main 10k Trail Run wound its way across the hills (oh the hills!)... More

Gym members delighted with service!

September 16th 2015
In their most recent survey, Jubilee Hall Trust's members have given them an outstanding vote of confidence with the greatest ever numbers saying that they would recommend the charity's gyms to a... More

Jubilee Hall Trust shortlisted in Active Training Awards!

September 8th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust has been shortlisted in the Small Employer of the Year category for the Active Training Awards 2015. The awards celebrate exceptional performance and commitment in the Physical... More

Jubilee Hall gyms raise £1300 for Nepal Earthquake Appeal!

September 3rd 2015
The earthquake in Nepal on Saturday 25 April severely affected at least 8 million people. Throughout June and July, staff and members at two of our gyms - Jubilee Hall in Covent Garden and The... More

Keep On Running!

More and more runners are signing up every day for the Jubilee Hall Trust charity 10k trail run on Saturday 19th September, but there are still some places left up for grabs! The race takes place on... More

Physical activity apprenticeship standards approved

September 1st 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust is delighted that the two Trailblazer apprenticeships standards it has been developing with other sector employers working alongside the Chartered Institute for the Management of... More

Places selling fast for our 10k charity run on Hampstead Heath!

August 14th 2015
With just five weeks to go till 'race day', places are selling fast for the Jubilee Hall Trust charity 10k trail run across the iconic Hampstead Heath. The run takes place on Saturday 19 September... More

Think you are too old to run?

July 28th 2015
Lou Myers has spent a lifetime enjoying and promoting the benefits of physical activity for health. Lou was first introduced to formalised exercise when he joined the army aged just 14. Throughout... More

Enter our 10K charity Trail Run on Hampstead Heath!

July 16th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust is organising a charity 10k trail run across the iconic Hampstead Heath on Saturday 19 September at 9am. Everyone is welcome to come and join in, from experienced runners who fancy... More

Working with GP’s to improve the health of the nation!

July 8th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust has been running Exercise on Referral programmes at its Armoury health club in Hampstead for over 15 years. The scheme enables local GP’s to refer patients to the gym for a... More

Give It A Go on Hampstead Heath – Sunday 12 July

The annual Give It A Go! (GIAG) Festival is happening on Sunday 12 July at Hampstead Heath. The event is an opportunity for the whole family to try out FREE sports and other activities over the... More

Jubilee Hall Trust awards first staff sports/charity bursary

The first recipient of the new Jubilee Hall Trust Bursary is long-serving GP Referral Specialist, Liz Velji from the Armoury. Liz will be visiting Nepal in October to work alongside other volunteers... More

The Apprentices

June 19th 2015
For many young people, the route from education into full-time paid employment is not straightforward, and the thought that one-day you might even be your own boss, doing something you love, is just... More

Camden schools to get more active!

May 18th 2015
Thanks to funding from Camden council, and a partnership with Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT), three schools will be opening up their  playgrounds over the summer to enable families to take part in free... More

Jubilee Hall Trust launches staff sports bursary

Jubilee Hall Trust is helping to support staff who want to enter a physical activity challenge or event, to help improve their fitness and health or to raise money for good causes. The new staff... More

Sally Gunnell OBE awards Jubilee Hall Trust staff their ‘Oscars’!

May 13th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust (JHT) held its annual Staff Oscars event on Friday 8th May at Grosvenor Casino in Leicester Square. The evening was a great success, with a high staff turnout to hear special guest... More

Sally Gunnell to present Jubilee Hall Trust Staff Oscars!

May 1st 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust will be holding their Staff Oscars on Friday 8th May at Grosvenor Casino in Leicester Square, and will have special guest, Sally Gunnell OBE, to present the awards! Sally won... More

Jubilee Hall Gym announced as a Finalist in the ukactive & Matrix Flame Awards 2015

Jubilee Hall Gym has been confirmed as a finalist in the 2015 ukactive & Matrix Flame Awards. The shortlist for the most highly coveted national awards in the health, fitness and physical... More

Join the Hampstead 4 Heart Fun Run/Walk!

April 17th 2015
This annual event takes place this year on Sunday 10th May from 10am on Hampstead Heath. Jubilee Hall Trust's longest serving personal trainer and exercise class teacher, Chrissie Mullings-Lewis, is... More

Jubilee Hall Trust and Active Movement launch new corporate activity programme

March 27th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust, the Covent Garden-based charity, has teamed up with Dr Mike Loosemore (pictured), Head of Sport & Exercise Medicine at University College Hospital, to offer local companies a... More

Every Minute Of Exercise Could Lengthen Your Life Seven Minutes!

March 18th 2015
Yes it's true! Those naysayers, who tell us that we don't live longer if we workout regularly, but that it just feels like we do, have been proved wrong! According to a paper snappily entitled... More

Jubilee Hall gym to host business networking evening

The next 'In and Around Covent Garden' (IAACG) business networking evening will be held at the Jubilee Hall gym in Covent Garden on Wednesday 25th March from 6.30pm-8.30pm. The event will include a... More

Just 30 mins of exercise five times a week ‘can reduce chance of illness by more than a third’

February 13th 2015
Doing just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week could drastically reduce the chance of contracting illnesses including breast cancer and dementia, a new study has claimed. The report, based on an... More

Westminster Gym re-opened by Mr Speaker, John Bercow MP

January 29th 2015
On Wednesday 28th January, the Westminster Gym in the Houses of Parliament, was re-opened after re-furbishment by Mr Speaker, the Right Honourable John Bercow MP at an event attended by many key... More

MEND programme starts in Southwark

January 19th 2015
Jubilee Hall Trust's latest MEND programme for obese children aged 7-13 started on Monday 19th January at Rye Oak school in Southwark with 8 families enrolled. The free programme takes children and... More

Lack of exercise may be responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

January 15th 2015
A brisk 20 minute walk each day could be enough to reduce an individual’s risk of early death, according to new research published today. The study of over 334,000 European men and women found that... More

Camden Active Spaces activated by Jubilee Hall Trust!

December 23rd 2014
Camden’s exciting Active Spaces project has seen seven local schools benefit from the creation of innovative new outdoor playground structures. The schools were chosen on the basis of where there... More

New Matrix cardio kit for The Armoury and Jubilee Hall!

December 9th 2014
The new Matrix CV kit has now been successfully installed at The Armoury and Jubilee Hall gyms. The equipment is the top-of-the-range 7xi kit which features fully integrated TV screens and internet... More

Jubilee Hall to work with cancer patients

December 5th 2014
Jubilee Hall gym in Covent Garden has made a commitment to provide an exercise referral pathway for people recovering from cancer. Studio Manager, Kathy Wren, has just qualified with Distinction as a... More

A good week for Jubilee Hall Trust!

November 25th 2014
On Thursday 20th November, Jubilee Hall Trust's CEO, Phil Rumbelow, and Operations Director, Jon Giles, were invited to a VIP reception at the Speaker's House in Parliament to help celebrate Social... More

Staff proud to work for Jubilee Hall Trust

November 17th 2014
In their latest employee survey, 80% of Jubilee Hall Trust's (JHT) staff said that they were proud to work for the charity. In addition, almost 9 out of 10 of them said that they would recommend JHT... More

Please vote for Jubilee Hall gym in #BestGym awards!

November 6th 2014
Out of over 2,200 gyms, just 126 have been shortlisted for the first ever PayasUgym #BestGym awards. From Essex to Edinburgh, Newcastle to Notting Hill, PayasUgym have read the reviews and tallied... More

Jubilee Hall Trust celebrates Living Wage Week

November 4th 2014
On Monday 3rd November, Phil Rumbelow, the Chief Executive of Jubilee Hall Trust, attended a Westminster event with local MPs Karen Buck and Mark Field to help celebrate Living Wage Week. Whilst the... More

Tough Mudder conquered!

October 27th 2014
On Saturday 25th October, a group of nine staff from Jubilee Hall Trust took on the fearsome Tough Mudder assault course in Winchester. The 12-mile cross country run had more than 21 obstacles... More

Jubilee Hall Trust reach three finals in the Active Westminster awards!

After hundreds of nominations and weeks of deliberation by the judges, the names of the finalists for the Active Westminster awards have been released. These annual awards celebrate the very best of... More

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