P2 Fundraising update

Fundraising to date:

  • Our ‘P2 for the price of a pint of beer a week’ Covenant scheme has attracted over 1,000 Covenantors to-date – now is the time to come on-board or recruit a friend!
  • The Boiler Club now has 228 of its 300 supporters initial target (each donating £2,000) and is building up a head of steam – we must reach our 300 members target by the end of 2021 at the latest
  • The Tender Club now has 106 of its 250 supporters initial target (each donating £1,500) and is starting to gain traction – why not show a little Tender-ness and help us to reach 125 members by the end of August
  • The P2 Support Coach Appeal now has 55 of its 100 supporters initial target (each donating £1,000) to fund the acquisition and overhaul of a support coach for No. 2007 Prince of Wales – we have passed the half-way mark!
  • Having commissioned Howco Group Plc to fabricate the new cylinder block using steel castings supplied by William Cook Cast Products Ltd, we have launched The Cylinder Manufacturing Club to raise the required £250,000. The aim is to raise an initial target of £250,000 from 250 supporters each donating £1,000 plus Gift Aid (in up to eight payments of £125) – the first 26 members have already joined.
  • Our newly launched mini-club, The Injectors Club has an initial target of 50 supporters (each donating £1,000) to fund the acquisition and manufacture of the live and exhaust steam injectors – the first 14 members have already joined
  • The Motion Club has passed its initial target of 175 with 178 supporters (each donating £1,000) – it will remain open until all the heavy motion is delivered
  • Our Dedicated Donation scheme has already raised over £440,000
  • The Pony (Truck) Club has passed its initial target of 20 with 32 supporters (each donating £1,000) and is now closed
  • The Turbogen Club has reached its initial target of 40 supporters each donating £1,000 and is now closed
  • The Founders Club (to get the project to the point of assembling the frames raised £450,000 from 350 supporters), The Mikado Club (to wheel the locomotive raised £250,000 from 200 supporters, The Cylinder Club (to fund the design & manufacture the cylinder block raised £120,000 from 100 supporters) have all now reached or exceeded their initial targets
  • Altogether this means that over £4m has been spent and more than £4m raised of the estimated £6m required to complete No. 2007 Prince of Wales within the next two years, if Gift Aid is included.