Anthony Richards

Tony is currently the Executive Chairman of the Millennium Centre and Managing Director of local window/door frame supplier Arcoframe. In the late 1990s it was Tony’s vision and leadership that helped to shape the Millennium Centre as it is today.

Anthony Richards MBE JP

Current positions:

  • Executive Chairman, The Millennium Centre (St Helens) Ltd
  • Managing Director, Arcoframe Ltd
  • Director, Action Resource Ltd

Previous positions:

  • Chief Officer, St Helens & Knowsley Community Health Council
  • Chairman, St Helens Physically Disabled Society
  • Chairman, St Helens District Blind Society
  • Chairman, St Helens Sue Ryder Home
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Honorary Secretary The Athenaeum Club, Liverpool
  • Founder St Helens & Knowsley Steering Group (Willowbrook Hospice)- Charity No: 1020240
  • Founder St Helens Physically Disabled Society and the Dorothy Street Housing Development for Physically Disabled People
  • Founder The Millennium Centre (St Helens) Ltd – Charity No: 1089878
  • Founder Cafe Millais
  • Founder St Helens Gateway,
  • Founder The Millennium Academy of Art
  • Founder and Editor – “The Turner of Liverpool – William J J C Bond
  • Millennium Centre Mediation Service


    • Kingsmead Preparatory School, Hoylake, Wirral
    • Ruthin School, North Wales

    Honours and Awards:

    • Honorary Freeman of the Metropolitan Borough of St Helens (2002)
    • Social Entrepreneur of the Year (2004 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Awards)
    • MBE for services to the Millennium Centre and to the people of St Helens (2006)
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