Fisherrow Trust

The Trust

The Fisherrow Centre is run and governed by the Fisherrow Trust

The  Board of Trustees are all volunteers who meet once a month.

Enquiries in the first instance should be directed to the Trust Administrator Jo Law at 

About Us

Our Centre


 Based in the heart of Musselburgh, Fisherrow Centre is a treasured community resource.  We aim to enrich the lives of the people in our community and to help them grow and flourish.  That’s why we provide a space for local people to call their own. We strive to support all members of the community to find their voice through connection and activity with others.  By providing hall rental in Musselburgh, affordable rooms to hire in a safe, accessible and central space individuals and groups can get together to share their skills, creativity and time with each other to positively improve their own and others lives. A fantastic venue for all.

Our history


  On the 1st April 2006 the former Fisherrow Community Centre, which was run by a local voluntary Management Committee, became The Fisherrow Centre. The Committee dissolved its Association in favour of a Company Limited by Guarantee run by local people as Trustees. The Fisherrow Trust, as the Company is now known, is also registered as a Scottish Charity.  

 On the same day, the Trust signed a 99 year lease with East Lothian Council to take over responsibility of the two former Fisherrow School buildings.  Before its dissolution, the Fisherrow Community Centre Management Committee raised funds sufficient to renovate the windows of both buildings and to repair the roof, rainwater pipes and stonework of the main building. The following funders made this possible.

Forward Scotland (Transforming Your Space)
Virador Credits (Aggregates Tax)
The Tudor Trust
Cruden Foundation
Local Capital Grants Scheme
WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental Ltd)  

About the Trust


The Fisherrow Trust is a Registered Scottish Charity

 Mission Statement  - To provide a safe, inclusive space to educate, train and enrich the local community.   


Ross Carpenter

Linda Cullen

Christine Foulner

Helen Greig  (Chair)

Toby Larner

Keith Simpson

Elspeth Walker

The Trustees can be contacted via The Trust Administrator Mrs Jo Law, on:

Board Membership

We would welcome new trustees to the board.  We would be particularly interested to hear from local people who can offer their expertise, skills and knowledge, particularly in the areas of finance and business, to progress the aims and objectives of The Trust.