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North Queensferry Heritage Trust, SC019966
Registered charity from 18 March 1992
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressNorth Queensferry Railway Station
Ferryhills Road
North Queensferry
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeKY11 1HE
Shown where the charity has supplied us with a link to its website.Websitewww.nqht.org
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 Standard
This personalised charity registration logo can be downloaded free of charge and used on the charity’s website, email signatures and publications.OSCR Registration Logo
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:
The organisation’s purposes are: To promote, maintain, improve and advance the education of the public in history, culture, heritage and the arts, in particular architecture, town planning, the environment and in furtherance thereof (but without prejudice to the foregoing generality): to encourage the appreciation and understanding of the heritage of North Queensferry and its immediate surroundings; to furnish and propagate, by whatever means may be appropriate, education and information to explain the artistic, historic, cultural, scientific and natural environmental values of the said area; and to create, hold and develop Accessioned Collections (as hereinafter defined) and to make such Accessioned Collections available to scholars and to the public generally by housing the same in museums or in such other way as may be appropriate and to run and operate such museums or other facilities. To promote and encourage the preservation and improvement of the environment of North Queensferry and its immediate surroundings and in furtherance thereof (but without prejudice to the foregoing generality): To monitor, comment upon and seek to positively influence town planning, architectural and environmental developments affecting the said area, taking into account the benefit to the inhabitants of the area and allowing for the growth in tourism; and, to provide and maintain facilities, buildings, (including museums), sculptures, Accessioned Collections, monuments, land forms, meeting and lecture rooms, plaques, notice boards, benches and external furniture, signposts, paths, catering facilities and the like to benefit the public environment of the said area, and to provide support (practical and financial), grants and loans to organisations undertaking similar activities within said area
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 31 Dec 2023
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: SCIO (Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation)
Constitutional Form Date: 02 Sep 2015
Previous Constitutional Form 1: Unincorporated association
Previous Constitutional Form 1 Date: 18 Mar 1992
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: A specific local point, community or neighbourhood
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Fife
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "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: "Other charities or voluntary bodies"
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 activity undertaken: "It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations","It carries out activities or services itself"
Notes: This SCIO was incorporated on 2 September 2015 as a result of a Change to SCIO application by North Queensferry Heritage Trust SC019966, which was an unincorporated association registered as a charity since 18 March 1992.
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The 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
31 Dec 2019 £8,752 £14,094 02 Jun 2020 Yes
31 Dec 2020 £6,909 £3,671 24 Jul 2021 Yes
31 Dec 2021 £15,863 £19,578 03 Aug 2022 Yes
31 Dec 2022 £6,500 £9,706 14 Jun 2023 Yes 2023-06-20 SC019966_Redacted
31 Dec 2023 No Annual Information due by 30 Sep 2024
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