Join Shambellie House Trust

The Trust has now been established as Community Benefit Society, it is a registered charity will soon be recruiting members.  

Those who were members when it was set up as a Company Limited by Guarantee will cease to be members at the first AGM in December.

The Objects of the Society are exactly the same as before : -

(a) To arrange for the buildings and grounds to be used for the advancement of arts, heritage and culture. Providing facilities for the arts and providing heritage benefit to the community by preserving the listed building of Shambellie House (including any outbuildings or associated buildings and grounds).

(b) To arrange for the buildings and grounds to be used for the advancement of education, in particular arts, culture and the environment

We have now scaled back the project to take account of the changes caused by the Covid19 pandemic to a first phase of carrying out the minimum necessary works to part of the House and enable its transfer from the Scottish Government.As a Member you will

  • Help us keep Shambellie House and grounds for the community
  • Demonstrate to potential funders that there is strong support for the project
  • Be kept informed through our regular electronic newsletter
  • Be able to attend the AGM to approve the annual report and accounts as well as electing Trustees to the Board
  • Be part of the wider consultation group as we work with partners to develop the project.

All members must be shareholders.  Shares are priced at £1.00 and the minimum holding is 10.  

Also remember if you decide to stop being a member then the share(s) will be cancelled, and your payment will be reimbursed. In time the Board may restrict when shares can be cashed in to ensure that there is sufficient cash to enable the business to continue to trade.

More information on Community shares can be found on the following pages.

To download an application form please click HERE