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Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association

A Registered Charity based in England

This organisation's identifier is GB-CHC-702185 .
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SOPA provides a 32 bed outdoor activity centre on the outskirts of Oldham, in greenfield Saddleworth.

Also known as

  • The Boarshurst Centre
  • Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association

CCEW Charity number







Latest income

£14,520 (on )

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

Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association



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Registered Office in the UK

Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association


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.

  • Amusement and recreation services A22

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  • Associations AS
  • Leisure LE » Outdoor pursuits LE104

Theme (CCEW)

  • Education/training 102
  • Accommodation/housing 107
  • Amateur Sport 110
  • Environment/conservation/heritage 112

Beneficiaries (CCEW)

  • Children/young People 201
  • People With Disabilities 203
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin 204
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies 205
  • Other Defined Groups 206
  • The General Public/mankind 207

Activities (CCEW)

  • Provides Buildings/facilities/open Space 305

Scale of operation

  • Regional

Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association


Charity financial history

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Year ending Income (£) Spending (£)
1989-10-31 (Registered as a charity)
2004-01-31 15,831 11,712
2005-01-31 10,066 12,260
2006-01-31 15,326 12,197
2007-01-31 19,618 16,081
2008-01-31 24,866 20,312
2009-01-31 15,711 15,201
2010-01-31 11,932 9,064
2011-01-31 11,665 14,467
2012-01-31 12,113 13,982
2013-01-31 0
2014-01-31 5,847 15,400
2015-01-31 7,370 10,754
2016-01-31 6,680 9,803
2017-01-31 8,857 8,380
2018-01-31 5,761 9,339
2019-01-31 5,003 8,413
2020-01-31 4,953 8,413
2021-01-31 14,520 7,223

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Income from government

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Government grants
Income from government grants 10,000
Government grants as % of total income 68.9%
Number of government grants 1

Saddleworth Outdoor Pursuits Association


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: 2022-08-09

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