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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The London Library

  • Income

    £4.4M

  • Spending

    £4.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 312175 Company no. RC000325

Contact details

Public address

  • The London Library, 14 St. James's Square, London, SW1Y 4LG

Aims & activities

The advancement of education, learning and knowledge by the provision and maintenance in London of a library embracing the arts and humanities

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£4.4M

* £-0.2M investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£4.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £18.3M Own use assets
  • £8.1M Long term investments
  • £972.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £2.1M Other assets
  • £1.0M 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

96%
85%
4%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITABLE OBJECT FOR WHICH THE LIBRARY IS ESTABLISHED IS THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, LEARNING AND KNOWLEDGE BY THE PROVISION AND MAINTENANCE IN LONDON OF A LIBRARY EMBRACING THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES FOR ALL PERSONS DESIRING TO MAKE A BONA FIDE USE THEREOF FOR THE SAID CHARITABLE OBJECT SUBJECT ONLY TO THE PAYMENT OF SUCH SUMS (IF ANY) BY WAY OF FEES AND OTHER CHARGES AS ARE NECESSARY TO DEFRAY THE EXPENSE OF THE PROVISION AND MAINTENANCE THEREOF.

Governing document

ROYAL CHARTER DATED 6 JULY 2004

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 16 Trustees
  • 64 Employees
  • 3 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Philip Arthur John Broadley Ma Msc Fca Eastbourne College (Incorporated) Up-to-date
Howard John Davies (Chair) None on record
Sophie Murray None on record
Sara Wheeler Sibs-For Brothers And Sisters Up-to-date
Mr Philip Hook None on record
Sir Andrew Popplewell None on record
David Reade Qc None on record
Peter Stewart Museum Of London Archaeology Up-to-date
Anthony Charles Ormond Mcgrath None on record
Miss E B Herridge None on record
David Anthony Bisset Lough None on record
Mr Will Harris None on record
Giles Stephen Milton None on record
Mr Rick Stroud None on record
Isabelle Dupuy None on record
Daisy Goodwin None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales