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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Museum Of London

  • Income

    £25.5M

  • Spending

    £28.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1139250

Contact details

Public address

  • Museum Of London, 150 London Wall, London, EC2Y 5HN

Aims & activities

Museum of London tells the story of one of the world's greatest cities and its people. As the single most important source of knowledge on the capital, the Museum is, uniquely, a national, regional and local organisation. With over a million items in its collection, it is the largest social history Museum in the world.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£25.5M

* £-10.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£28.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £40.8M Own use assets
  • £3.4M Long term investments
  • £-39.4M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £15.7M Other assets
  • £14.7M 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

81%
33%
0%

Charitable objects

GENERAL FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARD (1) SO FAR AS PRACTICABLE AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE BOARD: (A) TO CARE FOR, PRESERVE AND ADD TO THE OBJECTS IN THEIR COLLECTIONS; (B) TO SECURE THAT THOSE OBJECTS ARE EXHIBITED TO THE PUBLIC AND MADE AVAILABLE TO PERSONS SEEKING TO INSPECT THEM IN CONNECTION WITH STUDY OR RESEARCH; AND (C) GENERALLY TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF HISTORIC AND CONTEMPORARY LONDON AND OF ITS SOCIETY AND CULTURE, BOTH BY MEANS OF THEIR COLLECTIONS AND BY SUCH OTHER MEANS AS THEY CONSIDER APPROPRIATE. (2) THE BOARD MAY, SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT, DO ALL SUCH THINGS AS THEY THINK NECESSARY OR EXPEDIENT FOR THOSE PURPOSES AND THEIR FUNCTIONS UNDER THIS ACT. (3) WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF SUBSECTION (2) ABOVE, FOR THE PURPOSES MENTIONED IN SUBSECTION (1) ABOVE THE BOARD MAY: (A) PROVIDE ARCHAEOLOGICAL SERVICES AND UNDERTAKE ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH IN CONNECTION WITH LAND IN LONDON, PUBLISH INFORMATION CONCERNING SUCH INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH AND PROMOTE THE PROVISION OF SUCH SERVICES AND THE UNDERTAKING OF SUCH INVESTIGATIONS AND RESEARCH AND THE PUBLISHING OF SUCH INFORMATION; (B) SUBJECT TO SUBSECTION (4) BELOW, ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY LAND OR ANY ESTATE OR INTEREST IN LAND. (4) THE BOARD SHALL NOT ACQUIRE OR DISPOSE OF ANY LAND OR ANY ESTATE OR INTEREST IN LAND WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE CORPORATION AND SUCH CONSENT MAY BE GIVEN SUBJECT TO SUCH CONDITIONS AS THE SECRETARY OF STATE AND THE CORPORATION CONSIDER APPROPRIATE. (5) IN THIS SECTION ("LONDON") INCLUDES ALL GREATER LONDON AND THE SURROUNDING REGION.

Governing document

MUSEUM OF LONDON ACT 1965

Area of benefit

All Greater London And The Surrounding Region

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Mol

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 18 Trustees
  • 250 Employees
  • 300 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Alison Jane Gowman Hinde Street Methodist Church Up-to-date
London Road Safety Council Up-to-date
Museum Of London Archaeology Up-to-date
The Truan Trust Up-to-date
Trust For London Trustee Up-to-date
Professor Sir Richard Trainor Economic History Society Up-to-date
The Michael Cohen Trust Up-to-date
Sonita Alleyne Obe None on record
Richard Watts Councellor None on record
Rt Hon The Lord Boateng Dl English- Speaking Union Of The Commonwealth Up-to-date
The Duke Of Edinburgh's International Award Foundation Up-to-date
Vivienne Littlechild The Guildhall School Trust Up-to-date
Douglas Gilmore The Geffrye Museum Trust Up-to-date
Tom Hoffman None on record
John Scott Joicey Trust Fund (Icw The London Museum Up-to-date
Mackenzie Bell Trust Fund (In Connection With The London Museum ) Up-to-date
The City Of London Archaeological Trust Fund Up-to-date
The London Museum Trust Up-to-date
Clive Bannister (Chair) Joicey Trust Fund (Icw The London Museum Up-to-date
Mackenzie Bell Trust Fund (In Connection With The London Museum ) Up-to-date
The London Museum Trust Up-to-date
David Wormsley None on record
David Camp None on record
Evan Davis None on record
Jorn Rausing None on record
Paul Martinelli The City Of London Archaeological Trust Fund Up-to-date
Judith Pleasance Cc None on record
Lindsay Herbert None on record
Milyae Park None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London