Portobello Central SCIO

The Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) was registered with the Office of the Scottish Charitable Regulator on 8 July 2021. It succeeded Portobello Central Ltd, a company, now dormant, which was set up to begin work in bringing Portobello Town Hall into community management and, possibly, community ownership.


The SCIO operates within a Constitution based on models provided by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO).

Report and Financial Statements

The SCIO’s first Report and Financial Statements were presented to Members at the first Annual General Meeting on 12 September 2022.

The Trustees

Following the AGM on 12 September 2022 the following are Trustees:

Max Blinkhorn
Susan Currie
Jon Davey
Wendy Davies
Sally Dyson
Jennifer Elliot (Chair)
Damian Harney
Dave Nichol
Geoff Pearson (Secretary)
Morag Phillips
Stewart Reid (Treasurer)