London Borough of Croydon

Mayor Bernadette Khan

The Council elected Mayor Bernadette Khan to serve as Mayor of Croydon for 2018-19. The Deputy Mayor is Councillor Humayun Kabir.

Role of the Mayor

The Mayor is the borough's First Citizen and represents Croydon at hundreds of civic, ceremonial and social engagements throughout the year.

The Mayor gives priority to supporting organisations and individuals who in their various ways contribute to the well-being of the community and is eager to attend their events and to participate in celebrating their achievements and milestones. The Mayor welcomes invitations from the widest possible range of local organisations such as community, charitable and voluntary groups, schools, churches and other religious groups, businesses, residential homes, as well as from those that contribute to the cultural life of the borough. 

The role of the Mayor is a non-political one; she represents every section of the community.

The Mayor’s charities

The Mayor fundraises money for local charities that make a difference to the residents of Croydon. This year she is raising money for Cancer Research UK. If you would like to donate money please contact the Mayor using the contacts below. The Mayor’s Charity is a registered charity and is overseen by The Charity Commission.

Key engagements

International woman's day fundraiser: 8 March 2019

The Mayor of Croydon, Cllr Bernadette Khan is hosting a woman's event to mark international woman's day to raise funds for the Mayor's charity, all funds raised will be going to Cancer Research UK.

Madam Mayor hopes you can join her for a 5* afternoon tea:

When: 8 March 2019 at 3pm to 5pm
Where: Mayor's Reception, Town Hall, Croydon, CR0 1NX
What: Afternoon tea with guest speakers that are not to be missed!
Price: £22

Download the event flyer.

Victorian Spring Ball: Saturday 23 March 2019

The Mayor of Croydon invites you to join her in celebration of Queen Victoria’s birth 200 years ago in aid of The Mayor’s Charity and fundraising for Cancer Research UK.

Download the event flyer for more information.


The Mayor's Parlour

020 8760 5764
020 8760 5634
Address Line:

Town Hall

Katharine Street