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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Gordon Russell Trust

  • Income

    £56.8K

  • Spending

    £74.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 326446

Contact details

Public address

  • Meadowside, 49 Gordon Close, The Russells, Broadway, Worcestershire, WR12 7BJ

Aims & activities

The aim of the trust is to preserve 'The Archive Collection' at the Gordon Russell Design Museum for the benefit of those interested in the history of 20th century furniture design, including students, researchers and the general public, whilst continuing to develop an educational role and links with schools and colleges offering design related courses and seminars.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC BY ACQUIRING AND PRESERVING THE COLLECTION OF FURNITURE, CRAFTS MANUSCRIPTS, BOOKS, PAPERS, JOURNALS AND OTHER DOCUMENTS MADE BY THE LATE SIR SYDNEY GORDON RUSSELL AND LADY CONSTANCE ELIZABETH JANE VERE RUSSELL AND THAT SOME OR ALL OF THE TRUST CHATTELS ARE LISTED IN THE SECOND SCHEDULE AND TO DISPLAY OR TO ARRANGE FOR THE DISPLAY TO THE PUBLIC OF SUCH ITEMS AS ARE IN THE OPINION OF THE TRUSTEES OF HISTORIC SCIENTIFIC OR ARTISTIC IMPORTANCE.

Governing document

DECLARATION OF TRUST DATED 17 OCTOBER 1983

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 12 Trustees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David Dewing None on record
Christopher Smith Cbe St Martin-In-The Fields Christmas Appeal Charity Up-to-date
St. Martin-In-The-Fields Charity Up-to-date
The Corporation Of The Church House Up-to-date
Richard Paice The I S A Charity Up-to-date
David Pickup Naunton Dovecote Trust Up-to-date
Gabrielle Falkiner (Chair) John Martin's Charity Up-to-date
Roundabout (West Midlands) Limited Up-to-date
David Russell None on record
Sean Feeney None on record
Anthony Gleave None on record
Jonathan Russell None on record
Laurie Wolder None on record
Helen Brown None on record
Christoper Peter Hotten None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales