Charity Information

Charity name

South Side Community Centre Association

Registered Office and operational address  

South Side Community Centre
117 Nicolson Street

Scottish Charity Number SC012864

Structure, Governance and Management

The organisation is an unincorporated association governed by a Constitution, which sets the terms by which it is managed. South Side Community Centre Association is a registered Scottish Charity with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR) since 2005. Previously it was recognised by the Inland Revenue as a charitable organisation. 

Recruitment and appointment of Management Committee

Office bearers and members of the Management Committee are elected at the Annual General Meeting in accordance with the constitution. The City of Edinburgh Council’s councillors for the area of benefit and nominated staff have representation on the Management Committee.

Organisational Structure

The Management Committee meets monthly and the Committee is responsible for the strategic direction, policy matters and overall management of the organisation including the employment of any staff they recruit. Council staff based in the buildings assist with the day to day management of the organisation.

Charitable Purpose

The Association’s purposes, as recorded in the constitution, are to advance education and to provide, or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation and to maintain/manage community  centres in the area of benefit in respect of their purposes.