Swan Lifeline

Registered Charity Number: 1156995
Eton, Windsor & Maidenhead

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Swan Lifeline is the oldest registered charity devoted entirely to the care of sick and injured swans in the Thames Valley and surrounding areas. Swan Lifeline was founded in 1986 by a small group of people who had been involved with swan rescue and treatment for many years from a base in Windsor.

In 1988 we were registered as a charity. In 2014 we changed to a Charitable Incorporated Organisation by closing the Registered Charity and transferring the assets and liabilities to the CIO.

Initially we worked from private homes, while we sought a suitable centre. In 1992 Eton College offered us the lease of Cuckoo Weir Island. The following year, after building a treatment centre, outside pens and accommodation for our Manager, Swan Lifeline moved in.

Our work is possible only through donations, legacies and support from the general public, our sponsors, trustees and volunteers.

So far, we have rescued and treated more than 30,000 swans.

Contact Us

Swan Lifeline Cuckoo Weir Island
South Meadow Lane

Windsor & Maidenhead

Phone: 01753 859397


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Financial Information from CharityFinancials

November 2018 November 2017
Total Income £39,265 £99,075
Total Expenditure £110,940 £119,566

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