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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Hospital Of William Wyggeston And The Hospital Branch

  • Income

    £2.2M

  • Spending

    £2.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 216873 Company no. 7718817

Contact details

Public address

  • The Administration Office, Wyggestons, 160 Hinckley Road, Leicester, LE3 0UX

Aims & activities

Almshouses in the West end area of the city of Leicester for people over the age of 60 years. Residential Care Home with 26 single en suite rooms. Annual grant to the Wyggeston School Foundation. Grants to individuals paid through Leicester Charity Link. Provision of property for housing homeless people managed via an external agency

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£2.2M

* £6.6M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£2.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £3.7M Own use assets
  • £40.1M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £351.6K Other assets
  • £210.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

88%
91%
11%

Charitable objects

THE HOSPITAL BUILDINGS BELONGING TO THE CHARITY AND THE PROPERTY HERETOFORE OCCUPIED THEREWITH, AND ANY FURTHER ALMSHOUSES ERECTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS HEREINBEFORE CONTAINED SHALL BE APPROPRIATED AND USED FOR THE ACCOMMODATION OF RESIDENTS IN CONFORMITY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SCHEME. THE RESIDENTS OF THE ALMSHOUSES SHALL BE POOR PERSONS OF GOOD CHARACTER OF NOT LESS THAN 60 YEARS OF AGE WHO (EXCEPT IN SPECIAL CASES TO BE APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONERS) ARE RESIDENT IN THE CITY OF LEICESTER AT THE TIME OF APPOINTMENT. (1) THE GOVERNORS SHALL APPLY INCOME OF THE CHARITY APPLICABLE FOR RELIEF IN NEED IN RELIEVING EITHER GENERALLY OR INDIVIDUALLY PERSONS RESIDENT IN THE CITY OF LEICESTER (WHICH MAY INCLUDE THE RESIDENTS OF THE CHARITY) WHO ARE IN CONDITIONS OF NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS BY MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY OR PROVIDING OR PAYING FOR ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES CALCULATED TO REDUCE THE NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS OF SUCH PERSONS. (2) THE GOVERNORS MAY PAY FOR SUCH ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES BY WAY OF DONATIONS OR SUBSCRIPTIONS TO INSTITUTIONS OR ORGANISATIONS WHICH PROVIDE OR WHICH UNDERTAKE IN RETURN TO PROVIDE SUCH ITEMS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES.

Governing document

SCHEME DATED 16/11/1992 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 07/02/2012 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION DATED 27/06/2012

Area of benefit

City Of Leicester

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Wyggestons Hospital

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.

Linked charities

  • 1 Trustees
  • 53 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
The Wyggeston's Hospital And Hospital Branch Trustee None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Leicester City
  • Leicestershire