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Data for financial year ending 31 January 2019

The Swanage Railway Trust

  • Income

    £3.4M

  • Spending

    £3.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1087318 Company no. 4115126

Contact details

Public address

  • The Swanage Railway Trust, Station House, Railway Station Approach, Swanage, BH19 1HB

Aims & activities

The Trust's principal objectives are: 1) To preserve and restore for the public benefit items of historical, architectural, engineering or scientific value in connection with railways; and 2) To advance the education of the public in the history and development of railway transportation.

What the charity does

  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£3.4M

Expenditure:

£3.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £6.0M Own use assets
  • £6.4K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.5M Other assets
  • £620.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

125%
6%
0%

Charitable objects

(I) TO PRESERVE AND RESTORE FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT ITEMS OF HISTORICAL, ARCHITECTURAL, ENGINEERING OR SCIENTIFIC VALUE IN CONNECTION WITH RAILWAYS; AND (II) TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF RAILWAY TRANSPORTATION.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 27 NOVEMBER 2000 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 11 MARCH 2001

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice Purbeck, Dorset.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 14 Trustees
  • 43 Employees
  • 400 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Andrew Leslie Moore None on record
Michael Alan Whitwam The Swanage Pier Trust Up-to-date
Bill Trite None on record
Elizabeth Maureen Sellen None on record
Peter Nicholas Sills None on record
Mark Robert Woolley None on record
Trevor John Parsons None on record
Gavin Christopher Johns (Chair) None on record
Nicholas Stephen Chillcot Coram None on record
Daniel John Bennett None on record
Stuart Irving Magnus None on record
Geoffrey Carter None on record
Randy Coldham None on record
Stephen John Williams None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Dorset