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Data for financial year ending 31 October 2018

Plant Heritage

  • Income

    £376.4K

  • Spending

    £443.2K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1004009 Company no. 2222953

Contact details

Public address

  • Plant Heritage, 12 Home Farm, Loseley Park, Guildford, GU3 1HS

Aims & activities

Plant Heritage is the accreditation body for the National Plant Collection Scheme, responsible for cultivated plant conservation. It is also responsible for the Threatened Plants Project, the only research project investigating the availability of cultivated plants in the UK. Plant Heritage was formerly known as The National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens (NCCPG).

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

(I)FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NATION AND THE PUBLIC AS A WHOLE TO ENCOURAGE THE CONSERVATION OF ENDANGERED OR RARE PLANTS OF SPECIES HYBRIDS AND CULTIVARS WHICH CAN BR GROWN IN GREAT BRITAIN AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS WHICH HAVE CHARACTERISTICS WORTHY OF PRESERVATION IN THE INTERESTS OF PUBLIC EDUCATION AND IN PARTICULAR HORTICULTURE BOTANY AND OTHER NATURAL SCIENCES MEDICINE AND ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES TO ENSURE THE AVAILIBILITY OF SUCH PLANTS FOR ANY PURPOSE BENEFICIAL TO THE COMMUNITY AS A WHOLE. (II)TO CONDUCT CARRY OUT AND ENCOURAGE RESEARCH INTO RARE OR ENDANGERED PLANTS OR THEIR ENVIRONMENTS AND THE COLLECTION AND RECORDING OF SUCH PLANTS AND THEIR ENVIRONMENTS AND ALL INFORMATION RELATING TO THEM AND TO PUBLISH THE USEFUL RESULTS OF SUCH RESEARCH AND TO ESTABLISH ONE OR MORE SOURCES PROVIDING PLANTS FOR EXHIBITS AND FOR PROPAGATING MATERIAL. (III)TO ENCOURAGE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN HORTICULTURAL SKILLS PARTICULARLY IN THE FIELD OF PLANT AND GARDEN CONSERVATION AND TO ENCOURAGE THE CULTIVATION IN GARDENS OF RARE OR ENDANGERED PLANTS. (IV)TO ENCOURAGE THE INTRODUCTION INTO THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE PROPAGATION OF RARE PLANTS NOT REPRESENTED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 19TH. FEBRUARY 1988, AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS DATED 23RD APRIL 1990, 31ST AUGUST 1990 AND 15 APRIL 2010. AS AMENDED ON 26 JUL 2018 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 29 AUG 2018

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Nccpg
Plant Heritage

Policies

Risk management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Ireland
  • Jersey
  • Northern Ireland
  • Scotland
  • Throughout England And Wales