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Data for financial year ending 28 February 2018

The National Trust For Places Of Historic Interest Or Natural Beauty

  • Income

    £594.9M

  • Spending

    £605.5M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 205846

Contact details

Public address

  • National Trust, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA

Aims & activities

To look after places of historic interest or natural beauty permanently for the benefit of the nation across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

What the charity does

  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£594.9M

* £63.1M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£605.5M

Assets and liabilities

  • £191.0M Own use assets
  • £1317.5M Long term investments
  • £-125.2M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £152.8M Other assets
  • £155.2M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

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

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

102%
88%
0%

Charitable objects

THE PRESERVATION FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE NATION OF LANDS AND TENEMENTS (INCLUDING BUILDINGS) OF BEAUTY OR HISTORIC INTEREST AND, AS REGARDS LANDS, FOR THE PRESERVATION (AS FAR AS PRACTICABLE) OF THEIR NATURAL ASPECT, FEATURES AND ANIMAL AND PLANT LIFE. ALSO THE PRESERVATION OF FURNITURE, PICTURES AND CHATTELS OF ANY DESCRIPTION HAVING NATIONAL AND HISTORIC OR ARTISTIC INTEREST. (FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE THE NATIONAL TRUST ACTS, 1907 TO 1971).

Governing document

ACT OF PARLIAMENT THE NATIONAL TRUST ACTS, 1907, 1919, 1937, 1953 AND 1971 STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 1975 NO 1155. AS AMENDED BY SCHEME OF THE COMMISSIONERS SEALED 12/01/2005 (AS EFFECTED BY STATUTORY INSTRUMENT 2005 NO. 712) AMENDED 2/07/2008, 21/01/2009 AND 19/05/2010, 22/03/2016

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

National Trust
National Trust Cymru
The National Trust

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.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 7,002 Employees
  • 61,000 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Caroline Kay None on record
Zarin Patel None on record
Michael Day None on record
Orna Nichionna Sir John Soane's Museum Up-to-date
Sandy Nairne Cbe Fsa None on record
Timothy Charles Parker (Chair) Royal Academy Of Music Up-to-date
The Brand Foundation Up-to-date
David Eynon Smart None on record
John Sell Cbe None on record
David Fursdon Devon County Agricultural Association Up-to-date
Ade Rawcliffe None on record
Nick Stace None on record
Dr Thomas Ernest Tew None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Northern Ireland
  • Throughout England And Wales