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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust

  • Income


  • Spending


  • Status


Charity no. 1108989 Company no. 5397840

Contact details

Public address

  • Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust, The Business Centre, Airfield, Earls Colne, Colchester, CO6 2NS

Aims & activities

To provide pre hospital care mainly with a Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, supported by rapid response vehicles.

What the charity does

  • The advancement of health or saving of lives

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:


* £199.1K investment gains(losses)



Assets and liabilities

  • £7.1M Own use assets
  • £4.8M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £13.5M Other assets
  • £1.3M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history


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


This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios


Charitable objects

To assist in relieving pain and sickness by the operation of a pre-hospital emergency medical service for the counties of Essex and Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. This service provided mainly by a helicopter emergency medical service with additional rapid response vehicles and to perform such other charitable purposes for the relief of pain and sickness consistent with the above object as the Trustees shall at their discretion determine.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 18 MARCH 2005 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTIONS DATED 24 MAY 2006, 12 DECEMBER 2006, 16 APRIL 2007, 22 JUNE 2007 AND 20 JANUARY 2009 AND 23 FEBRUARY 2010 as amended on 22 Mar 2018 as amended on 22 May 2018

Area of benefit

Essex And Hertfordhsire And Surrounding Areas

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Care Quality Commission


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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 55 Employees
  • 347 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Dr Ramzi Freij None on record
Jonathan Charles Gosselin Trower (Chair) The Church Of England Clergy Stipend Trust Up-to-date
The Stanstead Abbots (No 2) Endowment Fund Up-to-date
Philip Caborn None on record
Darren Hayward None on record
Mrs Anni Ridsdill Smith None on record
Roy John Marfleet None on record
Andrew Tunningley None on record
Claire Louise Smith None on record
Clive Martin Gilham None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Bedford
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Essex
  • Hertfordshire
  • Norfolk
  • Suffolk