Charity Details

The National Trust for Scotland, SC007410 Registered charity from 05 February 1936
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.Address: Hermiston Quay
5 Cultins Road
Edinburgh
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.Postcode: EH11 4DF
This shows whether the address supplied by the charity is their principal office or the address of one of the charity's trustees. Where the charity tells us that the address is a charity trustee's address, we must publish the name.Office/Home Address: Principal Office
The charity's website address. This is a hyperlink to the charity's website.Website: http://www.nts.org.uk
Operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 12 Dec 2013
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Statutory corporation (Royal Charter etc)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Operations cover all or most of Scotland
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: City of Edinburgh
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose. Charities were asked to identify at least one charitable purpose which applied to their activities.Purposes: The advancement of education,The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science,The advancement of environmental protection or improvement
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: No specific group, or for the benefit of the community
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Activities: It carries out activities or services itself
These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Objectives
To promote the permanent preservation, for the benefit of the Nation, of Land and Buildings in Scotland (the expression "Land" being held throughout these presents to include Lochs and Rivers) of natural beauty or historic interest; and as regards such Land, to preserve (so far as practicable) its natural aspect and features and animal and plant life.

Income and Expenditure figures are only available for all charities from June 2012. Prior to this, the data capture of expenditure figures depended on the type of form the charity completed.

Annual Return Submission History
Mailing CycleFinancial YearAnnual Return
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested.Year EndThe gross income for the period.IncomeExpenditureThe date OSCR sent the return to the charity.IssuedReceivedThe date the return was validated by OSCR.CheckedOverdue / Late
201028 Feb 2010£50,798,000£36,169,00001 Mar 201008 Nov 201012 Nov 2010No
201128 Feb 2011£51,955,000£48,774,00001 Mar 201113 Jul 201115 Aug 2011No
201228 Feb 2012£52,722,000£42,116,00029 Feb 201226 Oct 201214 Nov 2012No
201328 Feb 2013£45,812,000£44,160,00028 Feb 201329 Oct 201331 Oct 2013No
201428 Feb 201428 Feb 2014No
Charity Accounts and Constitutions

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