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

Women in Business

Women in Business

9 November 2018

The Bristol office of international law firm CMS hosted its inaugural Women in Business networking evening (for a fuller account click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS just below.

The Clifton Club Bicentenary Plaque Unveiling

The Clifton Club Bicentenary Plaque Unveiling

30 October 2018

The Clifton Club was honoured to host Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of the County and City of Bristol (to read more click on VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

RT: batchelor_jenny

Congratulations to ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ - one of our new Faces of a #vibranteconomy 2018 for the south region ⁦@GrantThorntonUK⁩ https://t.co/itZuNLhG4n

16 November, 21:01

Congratulations to graduates & #apprentices from #SGSCollege tonight from beneath #Concorde #SGSAWARDS2018 https://t.co/WoaFKr1Avz

15 November, 21:13

RT: MoonConsulting

Our @PeachesTweets is looking forward to awarding Apprentices at the @sgs_stroud Apprenticeships & HE Graduation Ceremony tonight @BristolAero. Congratulations to all the apprentices and graduates! https://t.co/wv3ODlIfqL

15 November, 16:06

Happy 70th birthday to HRH The Prince of Wales! https://t.co/IaigOx0hAI

14 November, 14:50

RT: MoonConsulting

Congratulations to our Principal Consultant @PeachesTweets who has been chosen as one of the Faces of a #VibrantEconomy 2018 by @grantthorntonuk. Discover all 100 Faces: https://t.co/vxQHl06nQy https://t.co/3Kx3PXDmph

13 November, 11:10

RT: PoppyLegion

At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them. #TwoMinuteSilence #RemembranceSunday https://t.co/J0o9lvoACS

12 November, 12:14

RT: HMSPWLS

Chefs from HMS PWLS have been working closely with @Nisbets. They met with the CEO Klaus Goeldenbot and @renskitchen, with the intention of promoting catering in the @RoyalNavy with a formal drinks reception and VIP dinner to be held at @NCECbristol https://t.co/YvyUZnhqOH

12 November, 12:12

RT: BristolPWLS

A great symbol today of friendship and respect between the two West facing Great Maritime Cities and the Royal Navy both linked by affiliation to HMS Prince of Wales.@BrigJkFraserRM @PeachesTweets @DurieJames @brislordmayor @HMSPWLS https://t.co/bIfdiFzXOe

11 November, 16:04

In memory of my loving great uncle, Odell Mayo, veteran of WWI. His tin hat always sat beside the front door. #Armistice100 #LestWeForget #WeWillRememberThem https://t.co/kILGlMjHW4

11 November, 16:04

A full day of #RemembranceDay2018 commemorations with @brislordmayor, High Sheriff, L-L's #Cadet starting with #LonePiper at 6am, then #RemembranceProcession at 11am, soon Duruflés Requiem & bell ringing @BristolCathedra at 5.30pm. Join us if you can. https://t.co/pRTJuVw3zp

11 November, 15:58

RT: brislordmayor

Huge thanks to @ASPoliceHorses and @LordMayorsMace for escorting @PeachesTweets and I today - an absolute honour to be with you on this incredibly poignant day #RemembranceSunday2018 #LestWeForget #Armistice100

11 November, 15:52