The Trust

The Piece Hall Trust

The Piece Hall Trust was established as an independent body in 2013 and following completion of works, is now responsible for the operation of the historic site as a place where Trade, Culture and Heritage mix.

As a charity, The Piece Hall Trust exists to promote the conservation, protection and improvement of the environment by preserving The Piece Hall, and by advancing the public’s engagement in and understanding of history, the arts and cultural activities.

Nicola Chance-Thompson MBE DL is a Trustee and the Trust’s Chief Executive.

Sir Roger Marsh OBE DL is the Chairman. The other Trustees are Cllr Tim Swift MBE, Noor Ali, Syima Aslam, Tim Smith, Jaxs Palmer and Cllr Howard Blagbrough.

Trustees are directors of The Piece Hall Trust, a company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales, number 08906735. The Trust is a registered charity number 1156948. The Trust’s commercial trading activities are through Piece Hall Enterprises Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Piece Hall Trust. Registered in England and Wales, number 9761837.


As a charity registered under number 1156948 and a private company limited by guarantee, the Trust is not a public authority and has no legal obligation to deal with requests to it made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (“FOIA”) or to publish information under FOIA.