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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

The English Heritage Trust

  • Income

    £120.8M

  • Spending

    £112.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1140351 Company no. 7447221

Contact details

Public address

  • English Heritage, 6Th Floor, 100 Wood Street, London, EC2V 7AN

Aims & activities

The English Heritage Trust is responsible for the conservation and enhancement of the National Heritage Collection of more than 400 unique historic sites and monuments. Through this Collection, and the London Blue Plaques Scheme, English Heritage promotes public knowledge, enjoyment and education of our shared history and heritage.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£120.8M

Expenditure:

£112.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £29.7M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £80.4M Other assets
  • £33.0M 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

91%
81%
7%

Charitable objects

1) TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF THE HBMCE HERITAGE ASSETS AND THE HBMCE COLLECTIONS, AND THEIR ENHANCEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT, INCLUDING BY THE PROVISION OF ADVICE, ASSISTANCE AND SERVICES TO HBMCE; 2) TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF HERITAGE ASSETS BY SUPPORT AND ASSISTANCE TO HBMCE IN MAKING ADDITIONS TO THE HBMCE HERITAGE ASSETS AND THE HBMCE COLLECTIONS; 3) TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE AND ENJOYMENT OF THE HBMCE HERITAGE ASSETS AND THE HBMCE COLLECTIONS, INCLUDING THROUGH THE PROVISION OF INFORMATION AND OTHER SERVICES AND FACILITIES FOR VISITORS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC; 4) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION BY PROMOTING PUBLIC APPRECIATION OF THE HISTORY OF AND ENCOURAGING FURTHER STUDY OR ENQUIRY INTO BUILDINGS, LANDMARKS, PEOPLE OR EVENTS OF HISTORICAL, ARTISTIC, SCIENTIFIC OR RELIGIOUS SIGNIFICANCE THROUGH THE OPERATION AND SUPPORT OF THE BLUE PLAQUE SCHEME; AND 5) TO FURTHER SUCH OTHER EXCLUSIVELY CHARITABLE PURPOSES INCIDENTAL TO THE ABOVE OBJECTS AS THE TRUSTEES SEE FIT.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 22/11/2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 01/10/2013 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 17/12/2014 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 18/12/2014 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 25/03/2015

Organisation type

Standard registration

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.

Linked charities

  • 11 Trustees
  • 1,191 Employees
  • 3,669 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Charles Gurassa Migration Museum Project Up-to-date
Sir Laurence Henry Philip Magnus None on record
Victoria Barnsley Obe None on record
Ian Mccaig The Leys And St Faith's Schools Foundation Up-to-date
James Douglas Robert Twining None on record
Sir Timothy James Hamilton Laurence (Chair) The Saints And Sinners Trust Limited Up-to-date
Alex Balfour None on record
Professor Ronald Edmund Hutton The Doreen Valiente Foundation Out-of-date
Sarah Elizabeth Staniforth Cbe None on record
Kunle Olulode None on record
Professor David Olusoga Obe None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England