Corporate report

General Lighthouse Fund: report and accounts 2011

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Report and accounts for the year ended 31 March 2011.



Section 195 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1995, and Section 634 of the Merchant Shipping Act 1894 in respect of the Republic of Ireland, state that:

Responsibility for the provision and management of lighthouses, buoys and beacons on the coasts and seas around the British Isles is vested in the 3 GLAs:

  • Trinity House in its capacity as a lighthouse service (TH)
  • Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses (known as Northern Lighthouse Board) (NLB)
  • Commissioners of Irish Lights (CIL)

Past reports

General Lighthouse Fund accounts have been produced since 2002. Previous versions of the annual reports are available.