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

Official opening of Origin workspace

Official opening of Origin workspace

9 May 2019

Phase 1 of Origin workspace was officially opened by H M Lord Lieutenant Mrs Peaches Golding OBE (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Children lead May Day celebration at St Edith's Well

Children lead May Day celebration at St Edith's Well

4 May 2019

Children from the Dolphin School lead the May Day celebrations at the recently renovated St Edith's Well at Castle Park (for more information click VIEW ALL NEWS AND EVENTS below).

Twitter Feed

#Congrats to #Bristol Soldier of the Year Cyan Clayton-Weaver. We are so proud you were in the presence of HRH The Princess Royal!! https://t.co/8g6mwsawXS:

21 May, 07:52

Thank you for all you do to understand cancer, its causes and potential treatments and cures. You are a #Shero https://t.co/3djppLm0qc

21 May, 07:49

I am totally overwhelmed by your generosity and humbled by your remarks. Thank you seems such an inadequate response. https://t.co/C9uCQzVoEE

19 May, 14:06

A very special lunch, indeed where over £80K was raised to provide free emotional well-being courses for those with #cancer. https://t.co/bFjLxZB8vk

18 May, 20:44

Congratulation to the winners and all 100 West Women that inspire us so much! A great evening. Thank you @WestWomenAwards https://t.co/yDc8fVgQRX

18 May, 20:26

Good luck to you & all 100 amazing finalists. https://t.co/QXbuCngFSt

16 May, 20:23

West Women of the Year 2019 is underway!!! What could be better than a room of inspirational women? #Congrats to all the finalists #WestWomen https://t.co/vVHkovV5wi

16 May, 20:21

RT: BrisStephen51

Bristol Affiliates on HMS Prince of Wales yesterday. This new British Aircraft Carrier is a testament to the capability of both the Royal Navy and British engineering. Fantastic Neil Blundell of ⁦@CST_Schools⁩ and ⁦@smrmoorhouse⁩ Captain of HMS PWLS. ⁦@HMSPWLS⁩ https://t.co/SIMpeKvio9

15 May, 09:03

RT: BristolPWLS

On the flight deck of HMS Prince of Wales yesterday with one of the Ships Aircraft Handling Team. HMS PWLS will fly F35 Lightning Fast Jets. A wonderful Affiliates day. Thank you HMS PWLS. ⁦@HMSPWLS⁩ ⁦@PeachesTweets⁩ ⁦@MarvinJRees⁩ ⁦@DurieJames⁩ https://t.co/K6pcGWasf3

15 May, 09:03

Enjoy your visit to @HMSPWLS⁩ Don't worry, you'll get there in plenty of time. https://t.co/p6sPkpoqQv

14 May, 09:25

Congratulations, Your Royal Highnesses on the #birth of your son from all of us in #Bristol. So pleased all are well. https://t.co/4fYou6d6wA

6 May, 15:18

Good luck to all those joining @brislordmayor in running the #Bristol10k tomorrow. I'll be cheering you on! https://t.co/EkG2fWn0q1

4 May, 20:56