Thanks for your help. It's not quite what we'd hoped for, since what we have is a group of individuals in our community who use our asset, but do not pay us directly. They operate it - re-charge it, maintain it, insure it etc - at their own expense by setting a rent which they collect and use simply to cover those costs. As a community benefactor, we do things like this all the time, and we don't expect to be involved in the costs of employing such assets even if they remain our property. Would it simplify matters if we just donated the assets to the group? That's difficult to do unless they are legally constituted to own and operate such an asset, and of course then they may be seen by HMRC to be trading.
I rated your reply at the time so I'm not quite sure why I'm now (5 months later) getting repeated emails wanting another rating?!
If this continues, I'm afraid there WILL be another rating but not a good one!
Thanks. Will do that.