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About Capital City College Group

Capital City College Group (CCCG) is the largest further education provider in London, and the third largest in the UK, with three colleges – City and Islington College (CANDI), The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London (CONEL) and Westminster Kingsway College (WestKing) – and a training arm delivering apprenticeships and courses for employers, Capital City College Training (CCCT). CCCG also helped found Visionnaires, a social enterprise for entrepreneurs, and 01 Founders, a unique coding school.

Our history can be traced back to 1828, when the Grove House School began offering education to residents of Tottenham, noted for its advanced curriculum and refusal to use corporal punishment. The school, now part of the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London, produced a number of well-known alumni, including 11 future UK MPs. In the 1890s, the Westminster Technical Institute was established, offering courses in the building and plumbing trades, carriage-building, and elementary subjects, before opening the UK’s first school of hospitality in 1910. 

This rich history culminated in the group’s formation in 2016, bringing together three colleges with eleven centres across central and north London, working primarily in Islington, Camden, Westminster, Haringey and Enfield, but with students and apprentices coming from across London and the south east.

Today, CCCG’s colleges train over 25,000 students each and every year, equipping them with the academic and vocational skills and knowledge they need to progress into employment or higher education. The group’s diverse alumni include household names such as renowned chefs, Jamie Oliver, Ainsley Harriott and Anthony Worral Thompson, award-winning performer Paloma Faith, actors Jessie Wallace, Zawe Ashton, and Steve McFadden, presenters Maya Jama, Trevor Nelson, and Reggie Yates, and olympians, Lina and Laviai Nielsen.

Our Group

Find out more about our group, including our three colleges – City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College and the College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London – our training arm, Capital City College Training; our social enterprise, Visionnaires, and more

Our Values

Why are we here? Quite simply, for our students. Find out more about our values, and how they enable our vision of transforming lives through exceptional education and training

Our Leadership Team

Meet our leadership team, including our CEO, Executive Principal and the Vice Principals of our colleges

Our Policies

Our policies, reports and strategies underpin the operations and functions of our group, providing clear information about us as an organisation, and how we do the best for our students

Financial Statements

We have audited the financial statements of Capital City College Group including comprehensive income and expenditure details including balance sheets, cash flows, accounting policies and framework details

Our Centres and Locations

Capital City College Group is the largest further education provider in London, and the third largest in the UK, with three colleges and a training arm, Capital City College Training

Corporate Strategy

Our corporate strategy sets out our plan to ensure that our ambition of being a college group with the scale, diversity and specialisms to provide an outstanding education experience for students


Learn more about our Governors, board meetings and committees

TVET Consultancy

CCCG provides a global consultancy service for government departments, educational institutions and associations in Technical and Vocational Education and Training, known as TVET

16-19 Tuition opt-in fund

Learn more about our 16-19 Tuition opt-in fund grants

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

At Capital City College Group we celebrate and value the diversity brought to our workforce and student body by individuals, and we are committed to meeting the needs of a diverse learner population within a multi-cultural society.

Queen's Award for Enterprise