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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Design Museum

  • Income

    £10.4M

  • Spending

    £11.8M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 800630 Company no. 2325092

Contact details

Public address

  • 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London, W8 6AG

Aims & activities

The principal activity of The Design Museum is to operate charitable and educational activities located at Shad Thames, London and the trading activities of the subsidiary, Design Museum Enterprises Limited.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£10.4M

Expenditure:

£11.8M

Assets and liabilities

  • £34.1M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.8M Other assets
  • £3.6M 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

64%
49%
0%

Charitable objects

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE STUDY OF ALL FORMS OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE IN THE HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, ARTISTIC, INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL CONTEXTS BY THE ESTABLISHMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF A MUSEUM OF DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 05/12/1988 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 22/06/2009 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 23/12/2010 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 08/12/2011

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 14 Trustees
  • 140 Employees
  • 80 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Professor Sir Christopher Frayling Royal Commission For The Exhibition Of 1851 Up-to-date
The Paolozzi Foundation Up-to-date
The Royal Fine Art Commission Trust Up-to-date
The Royal Mint Museum Up-to-date
Nicholas James Douglas Bull The Conran Foundation Up-to-date
Sebastian Orby Conran Bryanston School Incorporated Up-to-date
The Conran Foundation Up-to-date
Sir Terence Orby Conran The Conran Foundation Up-to-date
Sir John Kevin Hegarty Kbe The Hegarty Foundation Out-of-date
Rolf Sachs None on record
Anya Hindmarch Cbe Mothers4children Up-to-date
Royal Academy Development Trust Up-to-date
Lady Jillian Rosemary Ritblat None on record
Johannes P Huth None on record
Julian Andrew Vogel None on record
Charles Rifkind None on record
Hugh Gerrard Devlin None on record
Zdenek Bakala None on record
Asif Khan None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout London