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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Howletts Wild Animal Trust

  • Income

    £13.9M

  • Spending

    £14.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1100845 Company no. 4711904

Public address

  • Howletts & Port Lympne Wild Animal, Parks, Aldington Road, Lympne, Hythe, CT21 4PD

Aims & activities

The advancement and promotion for the public benefit of education and useful knowledge in relation to the science of zoology, the preservaion and exhibition of living animals and in particular a) The preservation and exhibition of wild animals in danger of extinction; b) The conservation of wildlife habitats; c) The maintenance and expansion of breeding groups

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£13.9M

Expenditure:

£14.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £6.1M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £962.8K Other assets
  • £7.0M 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

105%
48%
0%

Charitable objects

1. THE ADVANCEMENT AND PROMOTION (WHETHER IN ENGLAND OR ELSEWHERE IN THE WORLD) FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT OF EDUCATION AND USEFUL KNOWLEDGE IN RELATION TO THE SCIENCE OF ZOOLOGY THE PRESERVATION AND EXHIBITION OF LIVING ANIMALS AND IN PARTICULAR (WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) 1.1 THE PRESERVATION AND EXHIBITION OF WILD ANIMALS IN DANGER OF EXTINCTION; 1.2 THE CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE HABITATS; AND 1.3 THE MAINTENANCE AND EXPANSION OF BREEDING GROUPS. 2. SUCH OTHER PURPOSES WHICH ARE CHARITABLE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES AS THE DIRECTORS SHALL FROM TIME TO TIME DETERMINE TO INCLUDE, BUT WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERAL SCOPE OF THIS CLAUSE, OPENING GARDENS TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC FOR THE PURPOSES OF RECREATION.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 26 MARCH 2003.

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Prcatice Gabon, Congo Brazaville

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 3 Trustees
  • 299 Employees
  • 65 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Damian Aspinall None on record
Amos Courage The Keeper's Trust Up-to-date
Tansy Aspinall None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Kent