LONDON (AP) – The charity Compass Institute says it will close its flagship Lion charity institution in London.
The Institute said it had no immediate plans to change its mission or focus on charitable activity in the U.K.
The news was first reported by The Guardian newspaper.
It is the latest move by a charity that has had its finances and operations in the United Kingdom disrupted by Brexit.
The charity’s head of operations, James Fagan, said on Friday that the Institute would close its Lion building in the central London borough of Ealing.
The institution, which serves the poor and disabled, was founded in 1972 and focuses on education, health and social service delivery.
Fagan said the Lion building had been a “crucial and valuable asset” to the Institute’s work and the foundation had no plans to relocate its headquarters in London to the U