Companies House

Latest from Companies House

  1. Essential maintenance to our online services
  2. Companies House webinars
  3. Online filing and email reminders for companies

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What Companies House does

We incorporate and dissolve limited companies. We register company information and make it available to the public.

Companies House is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.

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Documents

News and communications

  1. Essential maintenance to our online services
  2. Odyssey Ltd
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Corporate transparency and register reform
  2. Companies House official statistics
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Our management

Louise Smyth
Louise Smyth
Chief Executive, Registrar of Companies
Martin Swain
Director of Policy, Strategy and Planning
Ross Maude
Director of Digital
John-Mark Frost
Director of Operations
Angela Lewis
Director of People Transformation
Michelle Wall
Director of Finance
Lesley Cowley OBE
Chair of Main Board and Remuneration Committee
Martin Spencer
Member of Main Board and Audit Committee, Non-executive Director
Debbie Gillatt CBE
Member of Main Board, Audit Committee and Remuneration Committee
Martin Hagen
Member of Main Board and Chair of Audit Committee
Mike Fishwick
Member of Main Board and Audit Committee, Non-executive Director
Vanessa Sharp
Member of Main Board and Audit Committee
Kathryn Cearns OBE, FCA, FCCA
Member of Main Board and Audit Committee

Contact Companies House

Registrar of Companies (England and Wales)

Companies House
Crown Way
Cardiff
CF14 3UZ
DX 33050 Cardiff
United Kingdom

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500

Gwasanaeth Cymraeg

welshcoordinator@companieshouse.gov.uk

International

+44 303 1234 500

The Cardiff office is open 24 hours a day for the receipt of documents.
Contact Centre lines are open between 8.30am to 6pm (Monday to Friday).

Registrar of Companies (Northern Ireland)

Companies House
2nd Floor
The Linenhall
32-38 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BG
DX481 N.R. Belfast 1
United Kingdom

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500

International

+44 303 1234 500

Opening hours between 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)
The Belfast office does not have a letterbox for out of hours deliveries.

Registrar of Companies (Scotland)

Companies House
4th Floor
Edinburgh Quay 2
139 Fountainbridge
Edinburgh
EH3 9FF
DX ED235 Edinburgh 1
United Kingdom

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500

International

+44 303 1234 500

Opening hours between 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday)
The Edinburgh office has a letterbox for out of hours deliveries.

* The Scottish Legal Post service is no longer available from 1 January 2018.

London office and information centre

Companies House
Ground Floor
80 Petty France
Westminster
London
SW1H 9EX
United Kingdom

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500

International

+44 303 1234 500

Opening hours between 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday).
The London office has a letterbox for out of hours deliveries.

Press enquiries

Companies House
Crown Way
Cardiff
CF14 3UZ
United Kingdom

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500 (ask for press office)

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Information Rights Team
Companies House
Crown Way
Cardiff
CF14 3UZ
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at Companies House
  2. Working for Companies House
  3. Jobs

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