The charity ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since 1 December 2015.
ANGUSalive offers residents and visitors to Angus a wealth of services which inspire healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices through the use of our sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives and libraries. We have five service areas which form our culture, sport and leisure offering:
We are ambitious and aim to provide the best services for our customers through the delivery of our vision, mission and strategic aims.
Changing lives by inspiring healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices.
With a clear focus on customer service excellence and continuous improvement, our engaged workforce will deliver innovative services providing opportunities for all people to connect with the richness of activity available in Angus.
Our Strategic Aims
- Ensure strong, transparent governance and demonstrate community benefit
- Deliver best value and create investment opportunities
- Champion the positive benefits of our services
- Encourage participation for all
- Promote a culture of diversity and equality
- Improve outcomes through effective partnerships at local, regional and national levels
- Engage and communicate openly
- Recognise the value of our employees
- Promote use of our spaces as community hubs
ANGUSalive has around 250 employees, led by a chief executive and senior management team. The chief executive reports to the ANGUSalive board which comprises of five independent directors and four council directors who are Angus Council elected members.
The charity ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure ANGUSalive is the local culture, sport and leisure trust for Angus and we offer a range of services, activities and events. There are five key services including Sport & Leisure; Museums, Galleries & Archives; Theatre & Venues; Countryside Adventure and Libraries. We are not for profit, meaning every penny of profit we make is reinvested back into our services and venues to improve our offer for the local community.
Disability & Inclusion
ANGUSalive develop and deliver exciting, innovative and highly engaging programmes across Angus to facilitate participation for all, enabling all Angus residents and communities to improve their wellbeing by pursuing their interests, aspirations and potential.
Community Leisure UK
ANGUSalive are proud to be a member of Community Leisure UK which champions and protects the trust model by enabling networking and knowledge sharing with peers and external stakeholders. Community Leisure UK is the association that specialises in charitable leisure trusts across the UK and Scotland is a dynamic network within Community Leisure UK whose members are currently responsible for over 85% of Scotland’s publicly funded leisure and cultural facilities.
ANGUSalive is a private company limited by guarantee without share capital use of 'limited' exemption. Angus Council is the sole member of the company. It was incorporated on 27 February 2015 with Company Number SC499155.
The company has charitable status under Section 505 of the Income and Corporation Taxes Act 1988 and the Scottish Charity Number is SC046133. The company was granted charitable status on 13 November 2015 and commenced trading on 1 December 2015.
ANGUSalive has a trading subsidiary Angus CLT (Trading) Limited which is a Private Limited Company incorporated on 17 March 2015 with Company Number SC500697.
Registered office ANGUSalive Head Office, 50-56 West High Street, Forfar, Angus, DD8 1BA.