Objectives & Activities

Manchester Central Library Development Trust (registered charity no. 1150161) supported Central Library’s recent major transformation, raising essential funds for new furniture and equipment, and for educational and cultural programming. It has helped the library become a popular, lively and dynamic destination.

The Trust’s main priority now is to help raise funds to support exciting new educational and cultural activities. Trust support will help Central Library and Manchester Libraries develop innovative ways or working with new partners and audiences, help to expand and build on programme successes and support sustainability in the years ahead.

Meet The Directors

Stephen Sorrell
Chair

Stephen is a lawyer and was a senior partner in real estate at Eversheds Sunderland LLP, an International Law Firm for more than 27 years. Read more

Vicky Rosin MBE
Director

Vicky Rosin is a BA honours graduate in history and politics with a post graduate CQSW diploma. Read more

Brendan O'Shea
Director

Brendan is a Director at an independent Technology Consultancy which specialises in managing large-scale IT and change programmes. Read more

Selina Ullah
Director

Selina is passionate about people and communities, this has led to her involvement in national, regional and local government. Read more

Fiona Worrall
Director

With almost 30 years Local Authority experience Fiona is Strategic Director (Neighbourhoods) at Manchester City Council. Read more

Annual Account & Report

The Development Trust recently produced it's annual accounts and report which detail its activities and future plans.