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Companies and Charitable Status

This page details our companies either wholly or partially owned by the University. It also provides information relating to our charitable status.

Limited Companies

The University has an interest in a number of limited companies, which are named below.

List of limited companies in which the University has an interest and currently trading from the University address:

Limited Companies with University shareholding NOT trading from University address:

Non-Limited Companies

The University has an interest in a number of non-limited companies, which are below:

Memberships and interests

The University is also a member of:

The University also has an interest in some other companies:

  • British Assets Trust
  • Legal and General
  • Lloyds TSB
  • Santander

Charitable Status

In accordance with the Charities Act 2011, the University is regulated by the Office for Students (OfS).

For general information, you may wish to learn more about our heritage in our About section.

Exempt Charity

Our legal and preferred name is The University of Bradford and our correspondence address is:

The University of Bradford,
Richmond Building,
Richmond Road,
West Yorkshire,
BD7 1DP.

Our Royal Charter company number is RC000647.

Constitutional documents

Please see Charter and Statutes.


The Trustees of the University are Members of the University Council.

For details of any charities that Council Members are trustees of you can download the Trustee information.

Financial statements

You can view our full audited consolodated financial statements online at our Financial Statements page, where statements are provided as PDF files.