The Commonwealth Institute was an educational charity connected with the Commonwealth of Nations, and the name of a building in West London formerly owned by the Institute. The successor charity is now based at New Zealand House in central London. The building on Kensington High St will become the new home of the Design Museum in an £80m redevelopment opening in 2014.
The work of the Institute is now carried on by a registered charity, The Commonwealth Education Trust, was established in 2007 as the successor trust to the Commonwealth Institute. The aim of the Trust is to promote education in the Commonwealth, through activities that include support for the Centre for Commonwealth Education at the University of Cambridge. The assets of the Trust exceed £13m.
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