Wheelwrights Charity

Charitable Grants In 2018

During 2018, the Charity supported the following:

Mobility and access for the disabled


Funding of a hoist in their play and leisure activity centres for disabled children and young people


Funding for an adapted stairlift specifically designed for a severely disabled child.

Dogs for Good

Funding for the purchase and initial training of an assistance dog

Gordon Foundation

Funding for the installation of a platform lift to enable children in wheelchairs to get between to different levels of the school site.

Happy Days

Funding for a group theatre trip for children with mental, physical and emotional difficulties

Nottinghamshire Clubs for Young People

Funds for a series of wheelchair basketball sessions with trained coaches.

The Paraorchestra and Friends

Funding to enable professional disabled musicians to participate alongside non-disabled musicians in the world’s only integrated virtuoso ensemble.


Funding to provide specialist mobility equipment for two severely disabled children.

Riding for the Disabled Association

Funding for the Association’s South East Region annual carriage driving event including rosettes for all the competitors

Treloar’s School

Final tranche of funding for this specialist school’s wheelchair sports track.


Principal sponsors of the annual Inter Spinal Unit Games held at the Stoke Mandeville Stadium by WheelPower, a national charity for wheelchair sport which provides opportunities to introduce people to wheelchair sport.

WheelPower – Individual grants

Grants for equipment made each year to individuals identified by WheelPower and considered jointly with the Wheelwrights’ Charity trustees.



Royal Artillery SE London Cadets, Cadet of the Year

See Military Awards

Royal Artillery SE London Cadets

See Military Awards

Royal Artillery Charitable Fund

To assist mobility for those injured in action

ABF The Soldiers Charity

Support to Lord Mayor’s fund raising at Annual City Curry Lunch

The Geoffrey Udall Prize for Paediatrics

See Geoffrey Udall Prize page

Livery Companies Apprentices Scheme

Membership of Scheme through which the funding of our latest Wheelwright apprentice is being administered.

Wheelwright Apprentices

Funding certain travel costs for our apprentices relating to their attendance at an awards ceremony

Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust

Annual donation to support World Heritage Site

Tyre Technician of the year

Funding travel and accommodation for the winner of the Wheelwrights’ Company’s  Tyre Technician of the year award


City Institutions

The Lord Mayor’s Appeal

Sheriffs’ and Recorders Fund

United Guilds Service

The Sons and Friends of the Clergy

The Royal British Legion

Providence Row

The Salvation Army