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British Hedgehog Preservation Society

A Registered Charity based in England

This organisation's identifier is GB-CHC-326885 .
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We are dedicated to helping & protecting hedgehogs native to the UK (Erinaceus Europaeus). We run a helpline offering advice on caring for poorly hedgehogs and maintain a database of approx 650 carers in the UK. We also supply information packs to schools, vets, etc and offer a wide range of leaflets to the public for free.

Also known as

  • B H P S
  • British Hedgehog Preservation Society

CCEW Charity number









This organisation record is based on data from Registered charities in England and Wales published by Charity Commission for England and Wales.

British Hedgehog Preservation Society



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Registered Office in the UK

British Hedgehog Preservation Society


Themes and activities

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This organisation has been classified using different categories:

International Classification of Non-profit and Third Sector Organizations (ICNP/TSO)

ICNP/TSO categories have been automatically assigned from a machine learning model, as part of the UK Charity Classification project.

  • Social advocacy G11

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  • Charitable activities CA » Advice and individual advocacy CA101
  • Education ED » Schools ED106

Theme (CCEW)

  • Education/training 102
  • Animals 111
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Other Defined Groups 206
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Makes Grants To Individuals 301
  • Makes Grants To Organisations 302
  • Provides Services 306
  • Provides Advocacy/advice/information 307
  • Sponsors Or Undertakes Research 308

Scale of operation

  • National

British Hedgehog Preservation Society


Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1985-07-22 Registered as a charity
2004-03-31 127,383 82,744
2005-03-31 126,088 86,020
2006-03-31 145,707 106,336
2007-03-31 278,210 121,993
2008-03-31 257,749 138,198
2009-03-31 238,907 142,170
2010-03-31 220,503 142,844
2011-03-31 267,273 185,464
2012-03-31 241,028 187,884
2013-03-31 164,687 206,104
2014-03-31 347,759 214,489
2015-03-31 323,909 339,240
2016-03-31 344,977 310,913
2017-03-31 0
2018-03-31 0
2019-03-31 0
2020-03-31 0
2021-03-31 0
2022-03-31 0
Income and Spending
Funds and Reserves

Data on funds and reserves are only available for financial years where the charity's income was more than £500,000.

British Hedgehog Preservation Society


Data sources

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Charity Commission for England and Wales

Registered charities in England and Wales

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Last fetched from source: 2023-06-02

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