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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Giroscope Limited

  • Income

    £641.2K

  • Spending

    £537.5K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1117457 Company no. 02046356

Contact details

Public address

  • 69 Coltman Street, Hull, HU3 2SJ

Aims & activities

Giroscope buys and renovates empty property. We then let this property to people in housing need as well as to social enterprises and community organisations. We also provide training opportunities for disadvantaged people.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£641.2K

Expenditure:

£537.5K

Assets and liabilities

  • £52.1K Own use assets
  • £6.2M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £186.7K Other assets
  • £3.0M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

84%
0%
16%

Charitable objects

(1) TO ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING ACCOMMODATION FOR PERSONS IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, POVERTY OR DISTRESS ON TERMS APPROPRIATE TO THEIR MEANS. (2) THE RELIEF OF UNEMPLOYMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC IN SUCH WAYS AS MAY BE THOUGHT FIT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 13 AUGUST 1986 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 5 DECEMBER 2006

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice, Hull East Yorkshire.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other Regulators

Homes England

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 3 Trustees
  • 10 Employees
  • 150 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Robert Amesbury None on record
Alan Brocklehurst None on record
Holly Galbraith None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • East Riding Of Yorkshire