HAMPSHIRE CRICKET HERITAGE
The Ageas Bowl, Botley Road, Southampton, Hampshire. SO30 3XH
Hampshire Cricket Heritage is established as a limited by guarantee company with no shareholders and with no Directors benefiting from any profitable trading revenue, with the intention of managing an archive of Hampshire cricket history and delivering educational, social and community benefits specifically by working in partnership with entities and organisations to protect, maintain, purchase and display artefacts, ephemera and memorabilia, and to explore funding opportunities and applications as necessary to meet its aims and objectives.
The Company is currently engaged in applying for charitable status.
Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd. will seek, when necessary, to procure grants independently or in association with third parties in order to maximise the aims and objectives of Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd.
Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd has been formed to maintain and exhibit a collection of artefacts, ephemera and memorabilia (The ‘Archive’) with altruistic objectives. Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd has a long-term purpose and holds the Archive in trust for the benefit of the public
The Archive is for the benefit, enjoyment and engagement of all members of society for study and research, and to generally promote an enjoyment and understanding of cricket and its social, cultural and community impacts.
The Archive managed by Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd is very rich in historic material relating to people, places and events from the origins of cricket in Hampshire to the present day.
Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd will:
• maintain and develop the Archive for the benefit of current and future generations;
• develop, care for, exhibit and loan material responsibly and sustainably, with transparency, competency, integrity and prudence in order to generate knowledge and engage those viewing or using Archive resources;
Hampshire Cricket Heritage Ltd aims to:
In terms of reflecting the current demographic and landscape of Hampshire cricket (as well as looking to appeal to, inspire and engage younger visitors and audiences), collecting for the Archive will aim to include contemporary and current items as well as historic material. This will include ‘grass root’ cricket, boys’ and girls’ cricket, women’s cricket and disability cricket.