The Taunton Heritage Trust is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) and is registered with the Charity Commission (No: 1177162). The Trust is also registered with Homes England (formerly the Homes & Communities Agency) as a registered housing provider and a member organisation of the Almshouse Association.
The Trust is governed by a minimum of nine Trustees, three of whom are nominated. Two are nominated by Somerset West and Taunton Council and one by the Court Leet. The Trust’s Patron is the serving Mayor of Taunton.
The day to day responsibility for running the Trust and overseeing all its activities is delegated to the Chief Officer, who together with the rest of the Staff team, work on a part time basis.
The Trustees and Staff work together to improve the quality of life of people living within Taunton Deane.