Sheffield City Trust

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Sheffield City Trust is a registered charity in the United Kingdom that owns and/or manages twelve entertainment and sports venues in Sheffield, England.

Charitable objectives[edit]

The Trust was established in 1988 with three charitable objects:

  • provide recreational and other leisure facilities of a high standard and as economically as possible
  • promote the physical health of the inhabitants of the City of Sheffield
  • encouragement of the Arts, and the acquisition, preservation, restoration and maintenance of buildings of historical interest in Sheffield.

Activities[edit]

The charity is funded via its three wholly owned subsidiaries, Sheffield International Venues Ltd, Sheffield City Hall Limited and Sheffield Festival Limited. It operates the following venues:

The trust always plays significant roles in the ‘Race for Life’ events and the ‘Sheffield Half Marathon’.

Finance[edit]

In 2005–6 the Trust had an income of £56.7million, expenditure of £55.8million and held assets valued at £316million. It is one of the 100 largest UK charitable organizations ranked by annual expenditure.[1] The current chair of the Trust is Howard Culley, the previous chair (1997-2008) was Paul Blomfield.

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