Welcome to theCity and County of Bristol Lieutenancy

The Lord-Lieutenant of the City and County of Bristol,
Mrs Peaches Golding OBE,
is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County

As Lord-Lieutenant, Peaches is Her Majesty's representative in the City and County of Bristol and her first and foremost duty is to uphold the dignity of the Crown. She will follow the example of the Queen and other members of the Royal family and seek to promote a good atmosphere and a spirit of co-operation in the City; she will encourage amicable and productive relationships between all sectors, whether involving the voluntary, social, commercial or civic life of the City.  Lord-Lieutenants also have traditional links with the Armed Forces and exercise leadership in a wide range of matters, from civil and defence to professional and voluntary.  The Lord-Lieutenant is also the Chairperson of the Advisory Committee on Justices of the Peace. 

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Your Lieutenancy

Your Lieutenancy

The Lieutenancy Office for County and City of Bristol is located at Leigh Court, Abbots Leigh, Bristol BS8 3RA - see map at the bottom of this page.  The Bristol Lieutenancy is one of 55 Lieutenancies in England and Wales and serves a population of 428,100 (2011). The City is diverse with more than 91 languages being spoken and 45 religions observed.  Bristol is proud to be an inclusive and harmonious city. 

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What We Do

What We Do

The Lord-Lieutenant is here to help you or your organisation to be of service to the wider community.  Whether it is a visit to your organisation to recognise the work being done, a recommendation to attend a Royal Garden Party, advice on how to nominate a colleague or friend for a national honour based on the high quality of service performed and more, the Lord-Lieutenant is pleased to help.

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Honours and Awards

Honours and Awards

Recognising excellence at the level of personal, business or voluntary organisational achievement requires the inhabitants of Bristol to submit nominations.  However, the Lord-Lieutenant promotes and reviews submissions and the Lieutenancy is keen to encourage more applications for:

  • Honours in the UK honours system
  • The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise
  • The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

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News and Events

‘Mental Health at Work'

‘Mental Health at Work'

31 August 2018

On the 11th of September HRH The Duke of Cambridge will launch ‘Mental Health at Work’.  For more information click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below.

Lawrence Weston Community Farm opening

Lawrence Weston Community Farm opening

22 August 2018

Lord-Lieutenant, Mrs Peaches Golding OBE, officially opened the new office block at the Lawrence Weston Community Farm. 

Twitter Feed

RT: Alderwick

#youngpeople of #bristol ! PLEASE RE-TWEET! Are you interested in having a go at an #Olympic #sport ? Why not have a go at #fencing ? See post below! A quick guide: https://t.co/BnZJs42pJp @iBristolPeople / @bristol247 / @PeachesTweets / @thebristolmag / @BristolKids https://t.co/cil2EU1v4v

19 September, 20:47

RT: BristolPWLS

Greenwich Hospital is one of the Affiliates and supporters of HMS Prince of Wales along with the City of Bristol. @PeachesTweets @DurieJames Go well on your tour. https://t.co/ccn9hpSRED

19 September, 20:46

Well done, Commodore Steve Moorhouse! Can't wait to welcome you to #Bristol https://t.co/0H8ZogmRoX

19 September, 20:45

Happy birthday, TS Adventure and all her Sea Cadets! #AdventureFirst https://t.co/5dCVCSmixh

19 September, 20:42

Thank you so much for an absolutely brilliant visit - I can pack a bergen, tie knots, get on the water AND meet some great young people and their leaders. #Thanks

16 September, 08:56

#Congratulations @onelovebrekky on winning a bronze medal at the @CRAwards Well deserved!

16 September, 08:49

I can just imagine what a terrific job you did, too! Well done! https://t.co/4cgs0v1daA

16 September, 08:46

Today is Battle of Britain Day. Let us remember those brave pilots and their crew from Britain, the Commonwealth, USA and others that defended Britain during the summer & autumn of 1940. I commemorate tonight with 2442 Squadron, #Bristol https://t.co/QMptLlGpE1

15 September, 18:19

Take pride in your #Afro and grey hair wherever you go - today and always! #Love your #beauty, love your strength! #WorldAfroDay18 #WorldAfroDay #BlackandProud @KensingtonRoyal https://t.co/YaIJilwV4e

15 September, 10:15

For all the news and information regarding the affiliation between #Bristol & HMSPRINCEOFWALES, please follow @BristolPWLS

15 September, 10:00

RT: BrisStephen51

@BristolPWLS Great news! Twitter Site for the Affiliation between HMS Prince of Wales and the City of Bristol is now open for Business. Watch out for lots of updates and news about our Aircraft Carrier and its crew! @PeachesTweets @brislordmayor @BristolCathedra @BristolBears

15 September, 09:58