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London Metropolitan Archives

WAKELAM, Nicholas (fl 1980-1994)


Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4692

Held at: London Metropolitan Archives

Title: WAKELAM, Nicholas (fl 1980-1994)

Date(s): 1980-1994

Level of description: Collection

Extent: 0.08 linear metres

Name of creator(s): Wakelam | Nicholas | fl 1980-1994 | pensions administrator


Administrative/Biographical history:

Nicholas Wakelam's longest accounting appointment was at Thorn EMI where he was involved with the Pensions Fund Trust.

Thorn EMI was a major British company involved in consumer electronics, music, defence, retail and television broadcasting and was the successor to Thorn Electrical Industries Limited and EMI. On 16 August 1996, Thorn EMI shareholders voted in favour of demerging Thorn from EMI and the company was split into EMI Group plc and Thorn plc.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of Nicholas Wakelam including Plessey Pension Trust Limited: reports and accounts (1980); Unigate Group Pension Scheme: reports and leaflets (1983-1987); Thorn EMI Pension Fund: trustees reports (1988-1994) and explanatory booklets (1988-1989).


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Arranged as follows:
LMA/4692/01: THORN EMI
LMA/4692/02: UNIGATE
LMA/4692/03: PLESSEY

Conditions governing access:

These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information are subject to access restrictions under the UK Data Protection Act, 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright is held by the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:


Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Pensions Archive Trust in 2015.


DESCRIPTION NOTES 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: Added February 2016.

Pension services | Financial service industries | Service industries
Pensions | Social security | Social services

Personal names

Corporate names
Plessey Pension Trust Limited
Thorn EMI Pension Fund
Unigate Group Pension Scheme