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Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)

Administered by Gloucestershire County Council

Gloucestershire County Council Pensions Section are responsible for the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) for the 200+ employers and their employees within the geographical area of Gloucestershire.

The LGPS is a statutory, funded, Career Average Revalued Earnings (CARE) pension scheme. As such the scheme is very secure as benefits are defined and guaranteed by law. Any changes to the legislation of the scheme are governed nationally by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG).

The purpose of these pages is to help keep you informed of the benefits of the LGPS. You can also download information and forms relevant to membership of the scheme.

You will also find pages relating to the financial aspects of the Gloucestershire Pension Fund including investment, governance and policy issues.


General contact details for the Pensions Section are as follows:

Pensions Section
Strategic Finance
Gloucestershire County Council
Shire Hall

Telephone: (01452) 328888
Administration Queries:

Finance & Investment Queries:



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