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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Luton Cultural Services Trust

  • Income

    £7.7M

  • Spending

    £7.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1122964 Company no. 6373488

Contact details

Public address

  • Luton Cultural Services Trust, Luton Central Library, St. Georges Square, Luton, LU1 2NG

Aims & activities

Luton Culture comprises arts, community centres, libraries and museums. Our facilities received over 1.45 million visits. Core library and museum services and arts development activities are provided free of charge with most events and performances subsidised.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£7.7M

Expenditure:

£7.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £756.0K Own use assets
  • £1.5M Long term investments
  • £6.4M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.6M Other assets
  • £936.5K 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

85%
10%
5%

Charitable objects

3.1 THE ADVANCEMENT AND SUPPORT OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, ARTS, HERITAGE AND HISTORY INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF LIBRARIES, MUSEUMS, GALLERIES, LEARNING AND INFORMATION CENTRES, ARCHIVES AND OTHER RELATED SERVICES; AND/OR 3.2 THE PROVISION OR ASSISTANCE IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION IN THE INTEREST OF SOCIAL WELFARE SUCH FACILITIES BEING PROVIDED TO THE PUBLIC AT LARGE SAVE THAT SPECIAL FACILITIES MAY BE PROVIDED TO PERSONS WHO BY REASON OF THEIR YOUTH, AGE,INFIRMITY OR DISABILITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL OR ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES MAY HAVE NEED OF SPECIAL FACILITIES OR SERVICES; AND/OR 3.3 SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES BENEFICIAL TO THE PUBLIC CONSISTENT WITH THE OBJECTS ABOVE AS THE DIRECTORS SHALL IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION DETERMINE

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES (INCORPORATED) 17 SEPTEMBER 2007 AMENDED 18 FEBRUARY 2008 as amended on 06 Sep 2018

Area of benefit

Luton And Wider Area Of East Of England

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Luton Culture

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.

  • 9 Trustees
  • 160 Employees
  • 250 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David James Goodridge Bedfordshire Bee Keepers Association Up-to-date
National Jazz Archive Up-to-date
The Royal Surgical Aid Society Up-to-date
Nick Gibson None on record
Andrew Strange None on record
Clive Borthwick None on record
Sufian Sadiq Discover Islam Luton Up-to-date
Luton Town Fc Community Trust Up-to-date
The Monkey Business Foundation Limited Up-to-date
Mohammed Ahad None on record
Geoffrey John Mulgan Action For Happiness Up-to-date
Robert Smalley St Albans And District Foodbank Up-to-date
Yasmin Khan None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Luton