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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 ACC/1297/WPE
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Date(s): 1890-1931
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.25 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Wembley Park Estate Company | property developers


Administrative/Biographical history:

The Metropolitan Tower Construction Company, formed to construct a tower and pleasure gardens at Wembley Park, was converted into the Wembley Park Estate Company in 1906, remaining a subsidiary of the Metropolitan Railway Company. The aim of the Company was to develop property near to the newly-built railway lines, thus increasing passenger numbers. In 1919 the Company became Metropolitan Railway Country Estates Limited.


Scope and content/abstract:

Records of the Wembley Park Estate Company, property developers, comprising minutes of General meetings and minutes of Board meetings.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Records arranged in one series: ACC/1297/WPE/01: Minutes.

Conditions governing access:

Available for general access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to these records rests with the depositor.

Finding aids:

Please see online catalogues at:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in 1975 as part of an accession of records from London Transport.

Allied Materials

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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:
November 2009 to February 2010

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