Companies House

Latest from Companies House

  1. Companies House: prompt payment data April 2020 to March 2021
  2. Registrar's rules
  3. Incorporated companies in the UK April to June 2020

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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

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
Non-executive Director, Member of Main Board and Audit Committee
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
Non-executive Director, Member of Main Board and Audit Committee
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

welshcontact@companieshouse.gov.uk

Telephone lines open 8.30am to 6pm, Monday to Friday (excluding holidays).

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

Public access is restricted. You can deliver any paper documents, in a sealed envelope, to the reception desk on the ground floor of The Linenhall (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm excluding holidays).

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

Public access is restricted. You can deliver any paper documents to the Companies House external letterbox next to the office building.

London office and information centre

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

Enquiries (UK)

0303 1234 500

There is no public access or letterbox at our London office. You must send all mail directly to our Cardiff office.

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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