Victorian philanthropy for modern Britain Forward looking, with tradition

1884 •      Jocelyn Devas founded ‘a social institution’ in Battersea with University College Oxford contemporaries
1886 •      Jocelyn killed mountaineering at Zermatt
•      Jocelyn’s family encouraged his friends to continue in his name
•      Based in Nine Elms riverside area
1970 •      Nine Elms area developed for Covent Garden Market move
•      Current purpose-designed building opened on Lavender Hill