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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4483
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): [1950]-2007
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.01 linear metres (6 documents)
Name of creator(s): Coats Plc | textile manufacturers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Coats Viyella Pension Plan commenced on 1 January 1988 following the merger of 3 major UK textile companies in 1986 - Coats Patons plc, Vantona Viyella plc and the Nottingham Manufacturing Company plc.

The Coats Pension Plan registered office is, Coats plc, Pensions Office, Pacific House, 70 Wellington Street, Glasgow G2 6UB.


Scope and content/abstract:

This collection contains Pension Scheme Explanatory Booklets; 'Rules of the West Somerset and Devon Manufacturing Company Superannuation Fund and Life Assurance Scheme' (1950's); 'Staff Assurance Scheme English Sewing Cotton Company Limited' (1962); 'Pasolds Limited and Subsidiary Companies Retirement Benefits Plan Revised Scheme B' (1969); 'Pasolds Limited and Subsidiary Companies Retirement Benefits Plan Revised Scheme A' (1970); 'Coats Patons Superannuation Fund' (1978) and 'Your Guide Through The Coats Pension Plan' (2007).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

This collection is arranged into a series of Pension Scheme Explanatory Booklets (LMA/4483/01).

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 rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Deposited by the Pensions Archive Trust in 2008 (B08/016).

Allied Materials

Related material:

This collection forms part of the Pensions Archive.

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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