Gift Idea 1: £3+Gift Aid
Gift Idea 2: £3
Gift Idea 3: £5+Gift Aid
Gift Idea 4: £5
Gift Idea 5: £10+Gift Aid
Gift Idea 6: £10
Gift Idea 7: £15+Gift Aid
Gift Idea 8: £15
Gift Idea 9: £25+Gift Aid
Gift Idea 10: £25
The Southern Necropolis gatehouse entrance is a unique and iconic building, designed by prominent architect Charles Wilson. Built back in 1848, the A Listed building has survived two world wars, the redevelopment of the surrounding Gorbals area, and the demolition of two nearby high-rise flats on Caledonia Road.
Present condition of the gatehouse roof has contributed to water entering the building, and if allowed to continue, will lead to further damage and deterioration of the stonework and structure.
The Friends of Southern Necropolis are seeking to raise funds for the repair of the roof, making it wind and watertight, with also the addition of much needed guttering to help ease further build up of water on the roof.
This will mean that there will be less damage to the gatehouse structure, both externally and internally, and help prolong the life of this unique and iconic building, towards its hopefully, full restoration in the future.
Restoration of the gatehouse will benefit the local community many of whom have shown appreciation for the historical and educational assets of the gatehouse, with the strong focus on its future restoration and reuse as a special resource for the community, and visitors to the Gorbals.
Please help us restore this iconic building in the heart of Glasgow!!
We’ve listed some suggested donations but if the exact amount you wish to donate is not listed on this page then please visit the Donate to a park page, choose Park Fund and then type a message starting with "Southern Necropolis gatehouse " in the Why did you want to support this park/city fund? field. You can also Gift Aid donations through the Donate to a park form.
You can support the Gatehouse Roof Repair by text!!
To make a donation, text 'GATEHOUSE' to 70085 to donate £5. This costs £5 plus a std rate msg. Alternatively, you can opt to give any whole amount up to £20. Text "GATEHOUSE 20" to donate £20. Thanks!
Gift Aid Declaration
Boost your donation by 25p of Gift Aid for every £1 donated.
Gift Aid is reclaimed by MyParkScotland from the tax you pay for the current year. Your address is needed to identify you as a UK taxpayer.
By choosing a donation level that includes Gift Aid you confirm that I am a UK taxpayer and understand that if I pay less Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax in the current tax year than the amount of Gift Aid claimed on all my donations it is my responsibility to pay any difference.
The additional funds generated through Gift Aid donations are invested in the park endowment fund which supports the long term management of our wonderful parks.
Please notify MyParkScotland if you:
- want to cancel this declaration
- change your name or home address
- no longer pay sufficient tax on your income and/or capital gains
If you pay Income Tax at the higher or additional rate and want to receive the additional tax relief due to you, you must include all your Gift Aid donations on your Self-Assessment tax return or ask HM Revenue and Customs to adjust your tax code
MyParkScotland provides a safe and easy way to make a donation to support this great project.
To make a donation, click on ‘Support Now’ and select your choice of Gift Level. If you are a UK tax payer, selecting a Level which includes Gift Aid means that we can top up your donation at no extra cost to you. Adding Gift Aid typically means that your online donation of, for example, £10 becomes a park investment of £11.53 (after paying platform and management fees). You need to provide your address to enable us to claim Gift Aid.
Gift Aid is a Government scheme which allows charities to increase the value of donations made to them. Gift Aid makes a huge difference to small charities and local organisations, but if they aren’t registered with the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator and HMRC, they can’t claim Gift Aid (and many that could claim Gift Aid don’t because they find the process too complicated). At MyParkScotland, we take care of the claim process on eligible donations, so that the Friends and community groups can concentrate on the great work they do in our parks.
We use PayPal to manage online donations and they charge a small platform fee for handling donations. We work hard to keep our fees as low as possible to make sure that as much of each donation as possible is invested in our parks. For donations without Gift Aid, at least 92% of your donation is invested in parks. MyParkScotland is a not-for-profit registered Scottish charity (No. SC045424) and any fees taken go towards covering essential operating costs.
You can find out more information about Gift Aid and MyParkScotland fees in the main Small Print section.