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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Sir John Soane's Museum

  • Income

    £2.5M

  • Spending

    £2.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 313609

Contact details

Public address

  • Sir John Soanes Museum, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3BP

Aims & activities

To preserve Nos 12, 13 & 14 Lincoln's Inn Fields and Sir John Soane's collections for present and future generations. To allow free public access to the Museum and collections. To provide education following Soane's intention to develop 'an Academy for the Study of Architecture'. To publicize the Museum's collections as widely as possible through events, exhibitions, catalogues and publications.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

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

Income and Endowments:

£2.5M

* £1.3K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£2.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £9.5M Own use assets
  • £9.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £724.8K Other assets
  • £222.2K 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

83%
32%
0%

Charitable objects

THE MAINTENANCE OF A MUSEUM, LIBRARY AND WORKS OF ART FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC.

Governing document

SCHEME DATED 01/04/1969 AS AMENDED BY ORDER DATED 24/05/1996 AS AMENDED BY SCHEME DATED 11/11/2003 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION DATED 17/10/2011

Area of benefit

Not Defined.

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.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 47 Employees
  • 100 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Katrin Henkel The Ngt Foundation Up-to-date
Jonathan Ashmore None on record
Guy Robert Elliott (Chair) None on record
Orna Nichionna The National Trust For Places Of Historic Interest Or Natural Beauty Up-to-date
Sir David Chipperfield None on record
Molly Lowell Borthwick None on record
Basil Postan None on record
Professor David Patrick Martin Ekserdjian The Public Catalogue Foundation Up-to-date
Alderman And Sheriff Vincent Thomas Keaveny The Honourable The Irish Society Up-to-date
The Lord Mayor's Appeal Up-to-date
Professor Nichola Johnson Obe Sfa None on record
Dr Thierry Philippe Andre Morel None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales