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Clough Williams-Ellis Foundation

The Foundation is a charity that was founded by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis in 1972, to protect his property and ensure its conservation. The charity was re-registered in 2007 as the Clough Williams-Ellis Foundation.

The Foundation is managed by up to eight trustees. Some are descendants of Sir Clough. All are volunteers who bring expertise in a range of areas.

The Foundation seeks to ensure Clough's vision continues, specifically to "Cherish the past, adorn the present and construct for the future."

Ymddiriedolaeth Clough Williams-Ellis Foundation

516895 Registered Charity Number

The Charity's Area

The Portmeirion peninsula at Minffordd and the Brondanw, Parc and Croesor Estate at Llanfrothen, Gwynedd.

Charitable Purposes

To promote the permanent preservation...of lands of beauty or historic interest or ecological
environmental or other scientific importance within the Charity's Area and generally to improve protect and preserve the natural aspect and character and amenities of the Charity's Area.

To promote the permanent preservation... of buildings situated within the Charity's Area of
national historic architectural or artistic interest and the furniture, pictures and chattels held
therewith to promote access to and enjoyment of such buildings and chattels by the public.

To promote the conservation of the rural landscape and the animal and plant wildlife within the Charity's Area.

To promote public access to the countryside within the Charity's Area, the provision of routes and ways therefore and the preservation of footpaths commons and waste lands.

To advance education in Welsh history and culture and in biology, zoology, botany, ecology and all kindred sciences.

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