What do we really know about the young people’s homeless charity Centrepoint?
It was established in Soho in 1969 by Reverend Kenneth Leech.
Reverend Leech wanted young homeless people to have a night shelter.
Reverend Leech knew the Kray twins.
Reverend Leech was the “advisor on exorcism and the occult” to the London Bishops.
Many young people who go to Centrepoint are vulnerable and have been in and out of the care system.
Many young people who go to Centrepoint could disappear and nobody would know about it.
Centrepoint’s full name is Centrepoint Soho Ltd.
Centrepoint also has a trading company known as CP Trading Ltd.
CP Trading used to be known as SPEED 4477 Ltd.
Millions of pounds of money is given to Centrepoint from donations and also Government departments.
Westminster Council gave millions of pounds to Centrepoint but refused our FOI request when we asked for a simple receipt.
In the 2008 accounts of Centrepoint the following donors were listed:
Hyde Park Place Estate Agents
Inner London Magistrates Courts Poor Box Charity
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
The Freemasons Grand Charity
Worshipful Company of Arbitrators
Worshipful Company of Information Technologists
The registered address of Centrepoint used to be as follows:
33 Long Acre
The Patron of Centrepoint is Prince William.
Is there more to Centrepoint than meets the eye?