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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

The Geffrye Museum Trust

  • Income

    £3.3M

  • Spending

    £2.1M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 803052 Company no. 2476642

Contact details

Public address

  • 136 Kingsland Road, London, E2 8EA

Aims & activities

The Museum of the Home explores the theme of home through galleries, rooms through time and gardens, special exhibitions, learning programmes and community engagement activities. Formerly known as the Geffyre Museum, it is housed in the 300-year old Geffrye Almshouse buildings in Hackney,and encourages people from London's diverse communities to learn about home - a theme common to everyone.

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
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£3.3M

Expenditure:

£2.1M

Assets and liabilities

  • £17.6M Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £-1.3M Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £3.3M Other assets
  • £1.0M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

52%
11%
36%

Charitable objects

THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY ACQUIRING, HOUSING AND EXHIBITING AND DOCUMENTING, CONSERVING, RESTORING AND REPAIRING OBJECTS AND COLLECTIONS OF AN EDUCATIONAL NATURE PARTICULARLY THOSE RELATING TO THE STUDY OF FURNITURE AND THE ENGLISH DOMESTIC INTERIOR AND BY ESTABLISHING ACQUIRING MANAGING AND MAINTAINING MUSEUMS GALLERIES LIBRARIES AND OTHER SUITABLE PREMISES FOR USE FOR SUCH PURPOSES. (FOR FURTHER DETAILS SEE CLAUSE 3 OF MEMORANDUM OF ASSOCIATION).

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 02/03/1990 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 21/10/1997 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 26/10/1999 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 19/09/2013 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 04 JUL 2017

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Museum Of The Home

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.

  • 12 Trustees
  • 40 Employees
  • 105 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Clare Gough The Old Broad Street Charity Trust Up-to-date
Marilyn Scott Association Of Independent Museums Up-to-date
Mary Roxburghe Trust Up-to-date
Museum Of Oxford Development Trust Up-to-date
Edwina Sassoon Royal Society Of Sculptors Up-to-date
The Hepworth Wakefield Garden Trust Out-of-date
Professor Abigail Williams St Peter's College Foundation Up-to-date
The College Of St Peter Le Bailey In The University Of Oxford Up-to-date
Samir Shah Cbe (Chair) None on record
Jeremy Newton None on record
Alexandra Robson None on record
Cynthia Polemis None on record
Jonathan Newby None on record
John Forrester None on record
Robert Ketteridge None on record
Christine Chang Hanway None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales