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The Woodland Trust

What it does
    Our Objects are to conserve restore & re-establish trees & in particular broad leaved trees, plants and all forms of wildlife & thereby to secure & enhance the enjoyment by the public of the natural environment. Our vision is a UK rich in native woods & trees for people & wildlife. Life's better with trees strengthening the role of woods & trees in our landscapes & rekindling our love of them.
Who works here
  • 469 employees and 2589 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Environment/conservation/heritage
Where it operates
  • Throughout England And Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 294344
  • First registered on 20/05/1986
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/12/2018 £44,618,000 £48,227,000 -£3,609,000 3 469 2589 03/07/2019
31/12/2017 £45,235,000 £45,250,000 -£15,000 £151,428,000 4 445 2595 06/07/2018
31/12/2016 £49,587,000 £38,630,000 £10,957,000 £149,943,000 4 377 2600 10/08/2017
31/12/2015 £37,502,000 £32,811,000 £4,691,000 £137,268,000 4 334 2500 08/04/2016
31/12/2014 £38,139,000 £29,317,000 £8,822,000 £132,615,000 6 302 2168 08/04/2015
31/12/2013 £33,397,000 £26,649,000 £6,748,000 £123,548,000 5 291 2068 29/08/2014
31/12/2012 £31,878,000 £25,196,000 £6,682,000 £114,985,000 4 291 0 27/02/2013
31/12/2011 £26,997,000 £25,598,000 £1,399,000 £107,601,000 4 269 0 23/03/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 4 grant making charities totalling £8,023,221

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£41,900
14/09/2018
National Lottery Planning the Northern Forest
£153,421
31/08/2018
Greater London Authority To deliver the London QCC project which will deliver 24000 trees to 12000 households across London in November 2018.
£975,000
31/07/2018
Esmee Fairbairn An investment towards the purchase of Ausewell Woods, Devon via our land purchase facility.
£1,700,000
18/07/2018
Environmental Finance
£544,500
13/03/2018
National Lottery Faughan Valley’s ancient woodland - from fragments to thriving forests
£70,000
14/12/2017
National Lottery The Charter for Trees, Woods and People
£492,900
30/11/2017
National Lottery Reconnecting Grantham to its historic landscape
£30,500
25/08/2017
National Lottery Coed Ffos Las – Uncovering A Community’s First World War Heritage
£2,000,000
31/12/2015
Environmental Finance All Groups
£15,000
31/10/2015
Greater London Authority To fund free tree packs for London schools
£2,000,000
31/03/2014
Esmee Fairbairn An investment in Winter Hill, as part of the Land Purchase Facility with the aim of delivering and demonstrating a resilient-tree landscape relevant to local communities that fulfils economic, environmental and social benefits.
Governance
Trustees (10)
Main office

THE WOODLAND TRUST
KEMPTON WAY
GRANTHAM
LINCOLNSHIRE
NG31 6LL

Objectives

TO CONSERVE, RESTORE AND RE-ESTABLISH TREES, IN PARTICULAR BROAD-LEAVED TREES, PLANTS AND ALL FORMS OF WILD LIFE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND AND THEREBY TO SECURE AND ENHANCE THE ENJOYMENT BY THE PUBLIC OF THE NATURAL ENVIRONMENT OF THOSE TERRITORIES.