Companies House incorporates and dissolves limited companies, registers the information companies are legally required to supply, and makes that information available to the public.

There are more than 3 million limited companies registered in the UK, and 500,000 new companies are incorporated each year.

We employ around 1,000 staff in our head office in Cardiff and our offices in Edinburgh, Belfast and London. Company registrations for England and Wales are carried out in Cardiff, while registrations for Scotland and Northern Ireland are processed in Edinburgh and Belfast, respectively. Our London office only provides search services to visiting customers.

Our main responsibilities are to:
•incorporate and dissolve limited companies
•examine and store all company information required by law given to us
•make all information given to us available to the public in the official government register of UK companies

Stand Number: 830