Welcome

The William Wates Memorial Trust exists to celebrate the life of William Wates who was tragically killed when travelling in South America. The Trust is a grants giving registered charity set up in 1998 with a mission to help the most disadvantaged young people keep away from a life of crime and violence, and fulfill their potential. This is mainly achieved by supporting charities that engage young people through the mediums of sports, arts and education.

Who We Are & What We Do

Press play to get a better understanding of who we are, what we do and why.

Code 7

Code 7 is one of the charities that we have supported. Kid is one of the people who has benefited from our support. His views may not resonate but by understanding them we become more effective.

Latest News

2015 Newsletter

2015 Newsletter

The WWMT 2015 newsletter is now available for all. Many of our supporters will be getting it in hard copy but if you want to find out what we do right now please download this electronic version. We hope you enjoy it and do get in touch with any questions, suggestions… or to donate!

Tour de Force 2014

Tour de Force 2014

120 miles a day average, four feed stops, lots of silly chatter, café stops, pee stops, mechanicals, photo opportunities, the joy of the open road, beautiful tarmac (only a cyclist can appreciate this!). All these things contribute the unbelievable experience of leading the pro’s out on the Tour de France route.