Finance Score: -2
Governance Score: -3
Support Score: 9
  • Accounts filed more than 5 days late: -2 times
  • No PartB
  • No volunteer policy: -2
  • Mainly male board: -1
  • Large volunteers +5
  • Grant maker support: +4
Overall GiG Score: 4 ?

THE FRIENDS OF THE STOCKTON & DARLINGTON RAILWAY 

We work to preserve the 1825 Stockton and Darlington Railway a site of international importance and start of the modern railway. Working with partners on promotion, access, interpretation, research and conservation of our heritage, we aim to raise profile and awareness locally, nationally and internationally and apply how this can be used for education, community and economic regeneration.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • This charity has been very successful in attracting volunteers relative to its size
  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • Although this charity works with volunteers it does not have a Volunteer Management policy
  • One or more trustees receive payments or benefits from the charity for providing services to the charity
  • The Board is predominantly male

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Accounts have been filed late on 2 occasions over the last 5 years and the current period appears to have been extended
Established: 6 years

http://www.sdr1825.org.uk/

info@sdr1825.co.uk

01833650233

Charity Commission for England and WalesX
UN SDGs
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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
26/09/22£20£21£0n/an/an/an/an/a50
26/09/21*£43£23£20n/an/an/an/an/a200
26/09/20*£9£5£3n/an/an/an/an/a50
27/09/19£8£4£4n/an/an/an/an/a11
27/09/18*£3£2£2£0£0£0n/a010
Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Other Charitable Purposes
Who works here?
  • 50 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • Other Defined Groups
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Provides services
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
Where it operates
  • Darlington, Durham, Middlesbrough, Redcar And Cleveland, Stockton-on-tees,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
County Durham Community Foundation - Guided Walks Booklets Revision
£5,000 27/10/2022
To update two guided walks booklets which are now out of date.
DCMS - CRF20: Friends of the Stockton and Darlington Railway
£35,000 14/10/2020
Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage 2020-21

Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (9)
Current Trustees appointed
Gender Split

Legal constitution
  • Charity registered in England & Wales on 20/02/2018, number: 1177252
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Paying staff
Filing Record
5 returns made; AR21: 133 days late, AR20: 1 days late, AR18: 164 days late,
Main office

Marian Cottage
Lartington
BARNARD CASTLE
County Durham
DL12 9BP

Objectives

TO ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC ABOUT THE STOCKTON AND DARLINGTON RAILWAY (S&DR) AND ITS SEMINAL ROLE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE MODERN RAILWAY THROUGH ITS NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL INFLUENCE AND THE CONSERVATION OF THE STRUCTURES, ARCHIVES AND ARTEFACTS OF THE S&DR.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
CharityBase
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