TOWN TRUST LIMITED
COMPANY LIMITED BY GUARANTEE
AND NOT HAVING A SHARE CAPITAL.
It was incorporated
the 19th July 1990 under
THE COMPANIES ACT 1985 (Company number 2523744).
Within the MEMORANDUM
and ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION, the objects for which the Trust
is established are:
(i) Firstly to preserve
for the benefit of the inhabitants of Lytham in the County of
Lancashire and of the nation at large, whatever of the English
historical, architectural and constructional heritage may
exist in and around Lytham aforesaid in the form of buildings
(including any building as defined in Section 290 (1) of the
Town and Country Planning Act 1971) of particular beauty or
historical, architectural or constructional interest.
(ii) Secondly to provide
recreational facilities, community centres and other amenities
of a similar character for the benefit of the community
residing in Lytham in the County of Lancashire in the
interests of social welfare and with the object of advancing
education, furthering health, relieving poverty, distress or
sickness or in pursuing any objects which now are or hereafter
may be deemed in law to be charitable by improving the
conditions of life of the persons residing within Lytham.
The Board of Directors
is constituted as eight persons nominated by members of the
Company, one nominee from each of five local groups and one
person co-opted at the discretion of the Board. The Board has
appointed an executive committee, and two of its members are
members of the Lytham Hall executive committee of the Heritage
Trust for the North West.
The current members of
the Company are:
||Mr Alan Ashton
Honorary Life President
Born: Lytham. Served in the 6th Airborne Division Para
Family Business Ashtons of Lytham
Founder member and continuing Chairman of the Lytham
Heritage Group, overseeing the conversion of Lytham Windmill
into a museum.
Established the Lytham Heritage Centre.
Founding member of Lytham Town Trust and as Chairman,
responsible for creation of Lytham Assembly Rooms from the
Lytham Baths building.
Chairman of the committee responsible for the purchase of
Honorary Life President of Lytham Town Trust.
Awarded MBE in the year 2000 for services to heritage and
the LETS 2004 award for Commitment to Industry.
||Mr Damian F
Chairman of Assembly Rooms
Joined the family's Lytham retail
business in 1984; a director from 1991 to the present.
Previously a director of Associated Independant Stores.
Happily settled in Lytham for last 30 years with Jenny and
||Mr David K Gill
Chairman & Treasurer
LTT representative on board of HTNW
A Chartered Accountant who has been in private practice in
the North West for more than 30 years during which time he
has specialised in charity and not-for-profit clients.
Other appointments currently held include Chairman of the
Winckley Square Community Interest Company and a member of
the Progress Housing Group Board.
Founder member of Lytham Town Trust; has previously been
||Mr Stan C Kitt
LTT representative on board of HTNW
Born Lytham. King Edward VII School, Lytham.
Apprentice engineer Bosch/ Germany 1969
Joined family confectionery business in 1973;
Managing Director 1986, Chairman 1989, Retired 2001.
Chris J C Hewitt
Executive Director responsible
for the property portfolio
An architect, qualified 1984 and in
private practice based in Lytham since 1990, specialising in
work in and around the Fylde area, particularly in
Former editor of the Lytham St Annes
St Annes born and bred, he worked for
The Gazette for 38 years after leaving Kirkham Grammar
A former chairman of Lytham Round Table he is current
vice-chairman of Lytham St Annes 41 Club.
He has written or edited a number of books including:
'Images of Lytham St Annes'; 'Story of the Fylde';
'Blackpool -Then and Now' and 'Blackpool's Seaside Stars'.
R (Bob) A C Smith
FREng, FIET, CEng
Retired from BAESYSTEMS Military
Air & Information when Engineering Director Combat Air,
Vice-Chairman, Friends of Lytham Hall
Hon Judge Philip Sycamore is a Circuit Judge.
Has lived in Lytham since 1980 and was a solicitor in
private practice until 2001 when appointed as a judge.
From 1997 to 1998 was the President of the Law Society of
England and Wales.
||Mr Alan L Turner
Elected to the Board in 1998 and has throughout been a
member of its Executive and the Lytham Hall Management
Executive. Now a retired solicitor but still involved in all
the Trust's legal affairs.
Other interests include church pastoral care and
bereavement support, playing member and trustee of Lytham
Bowling Club, singing in a number of local choirs, trekking
and and keeping fit with the YMCA.
Councillor Tim M Ashton
Nominee - Fylde Borough Council
Born Lytham, Catholic College in Preston.
Merchant Navy (4 Years)
University of Leeds, B Sc Mechanical Engineering
Lecturer, Fleetwood Nautical College
Lancashire County Councillor in May 2005
Currently Cabinet Member for Highways and Transport.
||Mrs Pamela M
Nominee - Friends of Lytham Hall
||Mrs Audrey Kirby
Nominee - Lytham Heritage Group
Director of an energy consultancy until retirement in 1993
Nominee - Lytham St Annes Civic
Nominee - BAESYSTEMS
Mr Alan Bushell
||Bank House, 9
Lytham St Annes, FY8 5JY
Limited, 19 Park Street,
Lytham St Annes, FY8 5LU