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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2018

Twycross Zoo-East Midland Zoological Society Limited

  • Income

    £11.5M

  • Spending

    £11.7M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 501841 Company no. 1060956

Contact details

Public address

  • Twycross Zoo, Norton Grange, Burton Road, Atherstone, Warks, CV9 3PX

Aims & activities

The charity's principal charitable activity is the enhancement of animal welfare, conservation, research and education. The charity also carries out retail and catering activities to generate additional income for the benefit of the charitable activity.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Animals
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£11.5M

Expenditure:

£11.7M

Assets and liabilities

  • £26.8M Own use assets
  • £72.5K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £3.7M Other assets
  • £7.7M 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

103%
69%
0%

Charitable objects

1. TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN GREATER KNOWLEDGE, INTEREST AND APPRECIATION OF FAUNA, FLORA AND NATURAL KINGDOM. 2. TO PROMOTE, FACILITATE AND ENCOURAGE THE STUDY OF BIOLOGY, ZOOLOGY VETERINARY SCIENCE, ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY, AVICULTURE, AQUARIA, ICHTHYOLOGY, ENTOMOLOGY, BOTANY, AGRICULTURE, HORTICULTURE AND KINDRED SCIENCES AND TO DISSEMINATE THE RESULTS. 3. TO PROVIDE AND ASSIST IN THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 10TH JULY 1972, AS AMENDED ON THE 16TH MARCH 2004 AND 11 DECEMBER 2006 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 07 OCT 2015

Area of benefit

Not Defined - In Practice Leicestershire And Warwickshire

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Twycross Zoo

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 7 Trustees
  • 151 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Liam Wall St Anne's Catholic Settlement Up-to-date
John Peter Helas None on record
Douglas John Keep None on record
Professor Gary England The People's Dispensary For Sick Animals Up-to-date
Gary Alan Middleton None on record
Joanna Thornell None on record
Geoffrey William Hoon (Chair) None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Leicestershire
  • Warwickshire