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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/2496
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1934-1980
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.55 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Arcade Property Company Ltd | property holding company


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Arcade Property Company Limited was established in May 1934 as a property holding company to the Furness Withy group of shipping companies and British Maritime Trust Limited. It took its name from property which it held in Regent Arcade. Its other principal assets were Hadley Wood Golf Course and the long lease of a private hotel in Cadogan Gardens. These properties were sold in the late 1970s and the company ceased trading in 1980.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Arcade Property Company Limited, 1934-1980, including memorandum and articles of association; register of seals; register of members; register of directors and secretaries; minute books; attendance books; and financial accounts.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

ACC/2496/001-009: Administrative; ACC/2496/010-012: Financial

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright rests with the depositor

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Allied Materials

Related material:

Records of Furness, Withy & Co plc, shipowners, can be found at the National Maritime Museum Manuscripts Section (records of the British Maritime Trust are part of the Furness Withy papers).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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:
July to October 2009

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