Chelmsford TUC

TUC & Trade Unions

National and Local Trade Unions

We hope that you will find the information within these websites interesting - they certainly reflect the diversity of our movement.

More importantly, we hope that they will assist you in choosing the right trade union to suit your career and interests.

A full list of all affiliates to the TUC can be seen on its website.

ACCORD. Dedicated to representing members from HBOS, now part of the Lloyds Banking Group.

Advance. Dedicated to staff in the Santander (UK) Global Business.

Aegis. Aegis looks after the interests of its members in the AEGON UK group of companies.

Artists’ Union England

Association of Educational Psychologists.

Association of Flight Attendants.

ASLEF Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen.

ATL. Education union.

Bakers, Food and Allied Workers’ Union.

Britannia Staff Union.

British Air Line Pilots’ Association.

British Dietetic Association.

British Orthoptic Society.

Broadcasting, Entertainment, Cinematograph and Theatre Union.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

Communication Workers’ Union.

CWU Essex Amalgamated.

Community - The Union for Life.

Educational Institute of Scotland.

EQUITY British Actors Equity Association.

Fire Brigades’ Union.

FDA. The union for senior public sector managers and professionals.


Local office: GMB, 53, Duke Street, Chelmsford

Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association.

Musicians Union.

National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers.

National Association of Co-operative Officials

National Education Union

National Education Union (National Union of Teachers Section). Local Contact: Mid Essex Teachers’ Association.

National Union of Journalists

National Union of Mineworkers

National Association of Head Teachers

National Association of Stable Staff

Nautilus International.

National Union of Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers.

Nationwide Group Staff Union

Prison Officers Association.

PFA.The Professional Footballers’ Association.


Public and Commercial Services Union.

Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists.

Society of Radiographers.

Staff Union West Bromwich Building Society

The Royal College of Midwives

The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.

Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association.

UCAC. Undeb Cenedlaethol Athrawon Cymru, Education union for teachers, head-teachers and lecturers in Wales.

Union of Construction, Allied Trades and Technicians.

Union of Shop, Distributive and Allied Workers.


Unison Essex County Branch.


Unite the Union’s local office is at: 84 Springfield Road, Chelmsford CM2 6JY

United Road Transport Union.

University and College Union.

Writers’ Guild of Great Britain

If you would like to see when many of the above trade unions were established, have a look at our "Snapshot of Trade Union Events".