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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Westminster Almshouses Foundation

  • Income

    £866.2K

  • Spending

    £719.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 226936 Company no. 9854252

Contact details

Public address

  • 7 Allandale Place, Orpington, BR6 7TH

Aims & activities

Provision of almshouses for older people and grants to individuals

What the charity does

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing

Who the charity helps

  • Elderly/old people

How the charity works

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

Income and Endowments:

£866.2K

* £980.1K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£719.6K

Assets and liabilities

  • £17.6M Own use assets
  • £13.6M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £332.7K Other assets
  • £30.6K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

81%
91%
17%

Charitable objects

4. OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY (1) THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE: (A) THE ALMSHOUSE OBJECTS; (B) THE RELIEF IN NEED OBJECT; AND (C) THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECT. (2) THE ALMSHOUSE OBJECTS ARE: (A) THE PROVISION OF HOUSING ACCOMMODATION FOR PERSONS IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS WHO (EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SCHEME): (I) ARE INHABITANTS OF THE AREA OF BENEFIT; OR (II) HAVE RESIDED IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT AT ANY TIME IN THE LAST TEN YEARS; AND (III) ARE OVER 60 YEARS OF AGE, EXCEPT IN EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES AGREED BY THE TRUSTEES. (B) SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE RESIDENTS AS THE TRUSTEES DECIDE. (3) THE RELIEF OF NEED OBJECT IS THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO ARE: (A) IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS; AND (B) EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THIS SCHEME, RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT. (4) THE EDUCATIONAL OBJECT IS THE RELIEF OF PERSONS WHO: (A) ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS; AND (B) ARE RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT; BY ADVANCING THEIR EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN SUCH WAYS AS THE TRUSTEES THINK FIT. (5) THE TRUSTEES MAY RELIEVE PERSONS IN NEED BY: (A) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO THEM; OR (B) PROVIDING OR PAYING FOR GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES FOR THEM; OR (C) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO OTHER PERSONS OR BODIES WHO PROVIDE GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES TO THOSE IN NEED.

Governing document

SCHEME OF THE CHARITY COMMISSION DATED 21 DECEMBER 2007 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 09 FEB 2017 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION DATED 26 SEP 2017

Area of benefit

London Borough Of The City Of Westminster.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

United Westminster Almshouses Foundation

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
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.

  • 7 Trustees
  • 5 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Lady Joanna Knatchbull The Cassel Hospital Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Child And Family Practice Charitable Foundation Up-to-date
The United World College Of The Atlantic Limited Up-to-date
Rev Graham Martin Buckle Community Of St Andrew Up-to-date
Mrs Rebecca Aldridge Up-to-date
Sion College Up-to-date
St Andrews Church Hall Trust Up-to-date
The Burdett-Coutts, Townshend And St Stephen's Schools, Westminster Up-to-date
The Napier Hall Trust Recently registered
The Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of St Stephen With St John, Westminster Up-to-date
The Pepys Twining Trust Up-to-date
Polly Williams (Chair) None on record
Laurence Martin Soden None on record
Councillor Rachael Robathan None on record
Charles Lilles None on record
Lucy Alexandra None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • City Of Westminster