Charity Details

The Waterways Trust, SC039264
Registered charity from 16 February 2008 Ceased date: 16 October 2014
Charity Details
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Website: No Link Provided
The name of the parent charity.Parent Charity Name: Canal & River Trust
The registered number of the parent charity.Parent Charity Registration Number: 1146792
The country in which the parent charity was registered.Parent Charity Country of Registration: England & Wales
Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type: Cross-Border
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Charity Commission: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/charity-commission
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. Object:
1. To preserve and protect for the public benefit those features of historical, architectural, scientific, engineering or scenic merit comprised in the Inland Waterways of the United Kingdom and in particular the canal network ("the Inland Waterways") and in their environment both natural and built. 2. To promote encourage and assist the restoration development and use of the Inland Waterways for the public benefit: 2.1 for navigation; and 2.2 for the improvement of commerce and industry generally. 3 To provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure-time occupation of the public in the interests of social welfare with a view to improving their conditions of life. 4 'To educate the public about the Inland Waterways, their history, development, use and operation by all appropriate means including the provision of museums.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Removed
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 16 Oct 2014
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: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: Scotland and other parts of the UK
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Outwith Scotland
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: The advancement of education,The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science,The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, with the object of improving the conditions of life for the persons for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended
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.Types of activty undertaken: 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

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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.CheckedWhen a charity has submitted its return on time (within the required 9 months from its Annual Return Date), the Overdue/Late field for that charity will be green. Where a charity has submitted its return after the 9 month deadline, the Overdue/Late field will be red.Overdue / LateThe accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them.Latest Accounts
201031 Mar 2010£3,595,570£025 May 201013 Dec 201029 Mar 2011No  
201131 Mar 2011£4,357,778£028 Apr 201105 Dec 201114 Feb 2012No
201231 Mar 2012£4,551,695£4,635,30723 Apr 201205 Dec 201218 Dec 2012No
201331 Mar 2013£3,560,298£5,967,15402 Apr 201329 Nov 201311 Dec 2013No Published accounts can be found on the Charity Commission website.
201431 Mar 2014Annual Return has not yet been submitted for this year.-Annual Return has not yet been submitted for this year.-31 Mar 2014Annual Return has not yet been submitted for this year.-Annual Return has not yet been submitted for this year.-Yes  

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