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What is Companies House?

Companies House is the UK registrar of companies. They are a government body that administers companies within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Companies House provides three main services-

  • The registration and dissolution of UK limited companies;
  • Processing and storing documents and company information delivered under the Companies Act and related legislation; and
  • Provision of information. Companies House is a public register and they make documents available for public inspection

It is not just limited companies (LTD and PLC) that Companies House are responsible for. They are also the registrar for LLP’s, Unlimited Partnerships, and Community Interest Companies.

You can contact Companies House directly on 0303 1234500.