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Our Vision

A vibrant hub at the heart of your community

Our Mission

As a safe and welcoming centre for the community, the Chantry Centre supports opportunities that enrich the lives of our diverse neighbourhood and support people to connect, engage and grow.

Our History

The Chantry Centre was originally built in 1926 by the engineering company R A Lister to provide social activities for the firm’s employees and families.

In the second half of the last century, the firm unfortunately went into decline but the Lister Social Club was purchased by its members.  It continued to operate until the members decided that the management of the buildings and land should take a different form that would make them more attractive to users from within the local community, as well as more commercial groups from a wider area.  

As a result The Chantry Centre was formed and in July 2011 acquired, free of charge, the freehold assets of 34-36 Long Street.

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Our Organisation

The Chantry Centre is a company limited by guarantee and a registered charity, with directors and trustees drawn from the local community.

Registered Charity No: 1137554
Charity details:

Company No: 06983485
Company type: Private Limited Company by guarantee, without share capital, exempt from use of 'Limited' in name.

Company accounts:
VAT Registration No: 13576854

To manage the commercial activities of the charity, specifically the operation of the licenced facilities, the Charity has a wholly owned trading company limited by shares, The Chantry Centre Trading Company Limited.

Company No: 07396495
Company type: Private limited Company
Company accounts:
VAT Registration No:  275971023 

Our Policies
To help ensure the Chantry Centre operates fairly and safely the Trustees have implemented a number of key policies.  Below are a few of our policies that may be of interest, but please do make contact if you would like to view all of our current policies.

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