Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2558/AM
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: ASSOCIATED METROPOLITAN WATER COMPANIES
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.3 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Associated Metropolitan Water Companies
Associated Metropolitan Water Companies was a forum for the chairman of the various water companies (and occasionally other members and officers) to meet together. Meetings held at New River Company Offices (1879) and 5 Victoria Street, Westminster (1880 - 1885).
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Associated Metropolitan Water Companies, comprising minutes and accounts of the Metropolitan Water Companies Meetings of Chairmen; minutes of sub committees including the Intercommunication Committee of Engineers of the Metropolitan Water Companies and the Committee for the Management of Works of Intercommunication; and correspondence.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Within each company the records are divided as follows:
A (1) Corporate Records - including board minutes, parliamentary and legal papers;
B (2) Accounting Records - these are usually very extensive but do not include stocks and shares records which appear in section A;
C (3) Staff Records;
D (4) Water Supply and Distribution Records - including engineering and technical files;
E (5) Purchase Records - including stock books;
F (6) Property Records - many property matters are however dealt with in the legal papers in section A;
G (7) Miscellaneous Records.
Conditions governing access:
Available for general access.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Deposited in 1988, as part of a larger accession of records from Thames Water.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2009 to February 2010