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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Essex Wildlife Trust Limited

  • Income

    £7.7M

  • Spending

    £7.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 210065 Company no. 638666

Contact details

Public address

  • Essex Wildlife Trust, Joan Elliot Visitor Centre, Abbotts Hall Farm Maldon Road, Great Wigborough, Colchester, CO5 7RZ

Aims & activities

The three main areas of activity are the management of nature reserves, conservation, and people and wildlife. All these activities aim to promote conservation and encourage sustainability in a wide audience.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • 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:

£7.7M

* £731.8K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£7.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £13.2M Own use assets
  • £11.2M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.8M Other assets
  • £1.1M 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

92%
60%
5%

Charitable objects

1. FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, TO ADVANCE, PROMOTE AND FURTHER THE CONSERVATION MAINTENANCE AND PROTECTION OF: (I) WILDLIFE AND ITS HABITATS; (II) PLACES OF NATURAL BEAUTY (III) PLACES OF ZOOLOGICAL, BOTANICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, ARCHAEOLOGICAL OR SCIENTIFIC INTEREST (IV) FEATURES OF LANDSCAPE WITH GEOGRAPHICAL, PHYSIOGRAPHICAL, OR AMENITY VALUE IN ANY WAYS THAT ARE CHARITABLE IN LAW AND IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY, IN WAYS THAT FURTHER BIODIVERSITY 2. TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN: (I) THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (II) THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IS PRIMARILY DEFINED AS "DEVELOPMENT THAT MEETS THE NEEDS OF THE PRESENT WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE ABILITY OF FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MEET THEIR OWN NEEDS" [BRUNDTLAND COMMISSION]

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 2 OCTOBER 1959 AMENDED 21 MAY 1971, 24 MAY 1977, 21 MAY 1985, 2 JUNE 1987, 6 JUNE 1989, 12 JUNE 1990, 8 JUNE 1993, 18 JUNE 2002 , 3 JULY 2004 AND 10 JUNE 2006 AND 7 JUNE 2008.

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. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 132 Employees
  • 1,500 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Stewart Goshawk Royal Society Of Wildlife Trusts Up-to-date
Penelope Anne Johnson None on record
Linda Wenlock None on record
Rachel Anne Steward None on record
David Anthony Holt Thameside Nature Park Ltd Up-to-date
Mr Will Akast None on record
Keeley Ann Hazelhurst Chafford Gorges Limited Up-to-date
Thameside Nature Park Ltd Up-to-date
Phil Ormond None on record
Geoffrey Mark Duffield None on record
Charles Andrew Joynson None on record
Malcolm John Hardy None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Essex