AIMS & OBJECTS
To create a state-of-the-art, community resource to promote the physical, social, cultural and economic betterment of the Toxteth area.
CHARITABLE STATUS & OBJECTS
The company was incorporated under the Companies Act 1985, under the terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association dated 23 April 1997, as amended by special resolution dated 15 June 1999, and was registered as a charity in accordance with this governing document on 6 July 1999.
The objects of the charity are: -
a) To promote the benefit of the inhabitants of Toxteth and the neighbourhood thereof (hereinafter called “the area of benefit”) without distinction of sex, sexual orientation, race, or of political, religious, or other opinions, by associating together the said inhabitants and the local authorities, voluntary and other organisations in a common effort to advance education and to provide facilities in the interests of social welfare, for recreation and other leisure-time occupation with the object of improving conditions of life for the said inhabitants;
b) To establish or secure the establishment of a community centre, and to maintain and manage the same, whether alone, or in co-operation with any local authority, or other person or body, in furtherance of these objects
c) To promote the efficiency and effectiveness of charities and the promotion of the effective use of resources for charitable purposes by charitable and non charitable bodies in the Toxteth area but not exclusively, by the provision or by procuring the provision of accommodation, information, assistance and other support services
THE CHARITY- PRINCIPAL ACTIVITY
The charitable company was established to manage Toxteth Town Hall Community Resource Centre. The charity organises, hosts and delivers community events, training courses, workshops, community clubs and other activities at the Centre, alone or in conjunction with other agencies. The charity also delivers heritage and volunteering projects.
Space is let out under leases/license agreements to other charities, community organisations whose service and facilities would be of benefit to the residents within our area of benefit – Toxteth - as well as small business start-ups. In addition, a large community hall facility and rooms are available to be booked by groups for a range of purposes.
DMAC Ltd. purchased the 125 Year Head Lease on Toxteth Town Hall building in July 1997 but originally had it on a contract from May 1997. It was purchased for £80,000 fundraised from Dingle SRB and LCC Community Development Fund.