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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Royal School For The Blind

  • Income

    £19.3M

  • Spending

    £18.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 255913

Contact details

Public address

  • Newplan, 41 East Street, Epsom, KT17 1BL

Aims & activities

SeeAbility is a growing charity which enables blind and partially sighted people with additional disabilities to achieve more from life and encourages others to see beyond the disability.

What the charity does

  • Disability
  • Accommodation/housing

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Sponsors or undertakes research

Income and Endowments:

£19.3M

* £1.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£18.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £29.7M Own use assets
  • £59.1K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £7.2M Other assets
  • £12.0M 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

97%
96%
3%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECT OF THE CHARITY SHALL BE TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF CARE, ACCOMODATION, TRAINING AND SUPPORT FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS WITH SENSORY IMPAIRMENT AND IN PARTICULAR (BUT WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) SUCH PERSONS WITH SEVERE VISUAL IMPAIRMENT.

Governing document

ACT OF PARLIAMENT DATED 5 MAY 1826 AS VARIED BY THE SCHEME OF THE COMMISSIONERS OF 24 JUNE 1996 WHICH CAME INTO FORCE ON 8 JULY 1996.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Seeability

Other Regulators

Care Quality Commission

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.

  • 10 Trustees
  • 511 Employees
  • 200 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Gordon William Ilett (Chair) None on record
Paul Gerry Ursell None on record
Mary Campbell Syme Heathcote None on record
Francois Delbaere The Margaret Jackson Trust Up-to-date
Mary Moore None on record
Deborah Hale Mbe None on record
Rona Nicholson None on record
James Deeny None on record
Robert Jeens None on record
Rachel Pilling None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England