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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

Chester Municipal Charities

  • Income

    £567.4K

  • Spending

    £392.6K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1077806

Contact details

Public address

  • The Bluecoat, Upper Northgate Street, Chester, CH1 4EE

Aims & activities

Chester Municipal Charities provides funding to young people in education as well as persons in need throughout the Chester area. The charity also provides almshouse accommodation for persons in need, and affordable rent for Local Third Sector organisations at The Bluecoat Charity Hub.

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • Accommodation/housing
  • Other charitable purposes

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space

Income and Endowments:

£567.4K

* £60.9K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£392.6K

Assets and liabilities

  • £14.2M Own use assets
  • £796.4K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £528.6K Other assets
  • £490.4K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable spending ratios

68%
1%
31%

Charitable objects

(1) THE RELIEF OF POVERTY FOR THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BY THE PROVISION OF HOUSING ACCOMMODATION TO PERSONS WHO: (A) ARE IN NEED, HARDSHIP OR DISTRESS; AND (B) ARE RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT. (2) SUCH CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE RESIDENTS AS THE TRUSTEES DECIDE. (3) THE RELIEF, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ARE: (A) IN NEED BY REASON OF YOUTH, AGE, ILL HEALTH, DISABILITY, FINANCIAL HARDSHIP OR OTHER DISADVANTAGE AND (B) RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT. (¶PEOPLE IN NEED÷) (4) THE TRUSTEES MAY RELIEVE PEOPLE IN NEED BY: (A) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO THEM; OR (B) PROVIDING OR PAYING FOR GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES FOR THEM; OR (C) MAKING GRANTS OF MONEY TO OTHER PERSONS OR BODIES WHO PROVIDE GOODS, SERVICES OR FACILITIES TO PEOPLE IN NEED. (5) IN EXCEPTIONAL CASES THE TRUSTEES MAY DECIDE TO ASSIST PEOPLE IN NEED WHO ARE: (A) RESIDENT OUTSIDE THE AREA OF BENEFIT; OR (B) ONLY TEMPORARILY RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT. (6) TO PROMOTE, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, THE EDUCATION OF PERSONS WHO: (A) ARE UNDER THE AGE OF 25; AND (B) ARE IN NEED OF FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE; AND (C) ARE RESIDENT IN THE AREA OF BENEFIT. BY THE PROVISION OF ITEMS, SERVICES AND FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS, SCHOOLS AND OTHER EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING, SOCIAL AND CIVIC DEVELOPMENTS ORGANISATIONS WITHIN THE AREA OF BENEFIT.

Governing document

SCHEME OF 23 DECEMBER 2010

Area of benefit

City Of Chester And Its Surrounding Area

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 13 Trustees
  • 3 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Peter John Catherall (Chair) None on record
Mark Arthur Heber Fearnall The Queen's School Chester Up-to-date
Kevin Hassett None on record
Robert Rudd Chester Aid To The Homeless Out-of-date
The Cheshire West And Chester Chairman's Trust Up-to-date
Christine Margaret Russell None on record
John Brian Ebo None on record
Robin Gill None on record
Nicholas Hardwick Wood None on record
Neil Cranstoun Davies None on record
Tim Mann None on record
Emma Stringfellow None on record
Angela Chidley None on record
Laura Fearnall None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Cheshire East
  • Cheshire West & Chester