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PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED

Company Number
00861590
Status
Active
Incorporation Date
15 October 1965 (over 52 years ago)
Company Type
Private Limited Company
Jurisdiction
United Kingdom
Controlling Company
PEARSON PLC
Registered Address
  • 80 Strand
    London
  • WC2R 0RL
  • United Kingdom
Industry Codes
  • 58.11: Book publishing (UK SIC Classification 2007)
  • 58.11: Book publishing (European Community NACE Rev 2)
  • 5811: Book publishing (UN ISIC Rev 4)
Latest Accounts Date
2016-12-31
Annual Return Last Made Up Date
2016-04-10
Directors / Officers
Inactive Directors / Officers
Registry Page
https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/co...
Source UK Companies House, http://xmlgw.companieshouse.gov.uk/, 3 Jan 2018 (UK Crown Copyright)

Financial Transactions

8 payments from government totalling £8,642

Company Addresses

80 STRAND, LONDON, WC2R 0RL, United Kingdom

80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, GB

80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, GB

80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, GB

80 Strand, London WC2R 0RL, GB

Official Register Entries

register id: Z5748978

Branches alpha

Ireland flag inactive branch PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (Ireland, 20 Jan 1993-29 Jan 1999) details
Ireland flag inactive branch PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (Ireland, 20 Jan 1993-29 Jan 1999) details
France flag branch PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (France, 1 Feb 1988- ) details

Statements of control (by this company) alpha

Date Description Mechanisms
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE LIMITED (United Kingdom, 5 Sep 1962- ) controls United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details

Statements of control (relating to this company) alpha

Date Description Mechanisms
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) controls United Kingdom flag MICHAEL JOSEPH LIMITED (United Kingdom, 5 Sep 1935- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) controls United Kingdom flag FREDERICK WARNE & CO LIMITED (United Kingdom, 26 May 1919- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) controls United Kingdom flag CHILDREN'S CHARACTER BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 3 Feb 2004- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) controls United Kingdom flag VENTURA PUBLISHING LIMITED (United Kingdom, 4 Jul 1977- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details
2016-04-06 United Kingdom flag PENGUIN BOOKS LIMITED (United Kingdom, 15 Oct 1965- ) controls United Kingdom flag HAMISH HAMILTON LIMITED (United Kingdom, 10 Jan 1931- ) Share Ownership, Voting Rights, Right To Appoint And Remove Directors details

Filings alpha

Filing Date Title Description
2017-10-07 Annual Accounts Full accounts made up to 2016-12-31 details
2017-04-06 Confirmation Statement Confirmation statement made on 2017-04-06 with updates details
2017-02-01 Appointment of director Appointment of Mr Robert Angus Waddington as a director on 2017-01-31 details
2017-02-01 Termination of appointment of director Termination of appointment of Michael John Symons as a director on 2017-01-31 details
2017-01-19 Appointment of director Appointment of Mr Markus Franz-Josef Dohle as a director on 2017-01-01 details
2017-01-04 Termination of appointment of director Termination of appointment of John Crowther Makinson as a director on 2016-12-31 details
2016-10-10 Annual Accounts Full accounts made up to 2015-12-31 details
2016-07-20 Termination of appointment of secretary Termination of appointment of Helena Caroline Peacock as a secretary on 2016-06-30 details
2016-07-20 Appointment of secretary Appointment of Ms Sinead Mary Martin as a secretary on 2016-06-30 details
2016-07-18 Change of director's details Director's details changed for Mr John Crowther Makinson on 2016-05-09 details
2016-04-15 Annual Return Annual return made up to 2016-04-10 with full list of shareholders details
2015-10-21 Annual Accounts Full accounts made up to 2014-12-31 details
2015-04-21 Annual Return Annual return made up to 2015-04-10 with full list of shareholders details
2015-01-08 Annual Accounts Full accounts made up to 2013-12-31 details
2014-05-13 Annual Return Annual return made up to 2014-04-10 with full list of shareholders details
2014-05-02 Appointment of director Appointment of Mr Mark William Gardiner as a director details
2014-04-01 Termination of appointment of director Termination of appointment of Suzanne Brennan as a director details
2013-06-26 Annual Accounts Accounts made up to 2012-12-31 details
2013-04-22 Annual Return Annual return made up to 2013-04-10 with full list of shareholders details
2013-01-14 Termination of appointment of director Termination of appointment of Peter Field as a director details

Industry codes alpha

Code Description Code scheme
58.11 Book publishing UK SIC Classification 2007 details

Parent companies alpha

United Kingdom flag PEARSON PLC (United Kingdom, 12 Aug 1897- ) details

Trademark registrations alpha

Mark Text Image Register NICE classifications Registration Date Expiry Date
PUFFIN ROCK Large United States Patent and Trademark Office 9, 16, 28, 41 2017-12-26 details
PENGUIN PRESS Large United States Patent and Trademark Office 9, 16 2014-03-04 details
PENGUIN Large United States Patent and Trademark Office 9 2014-01-21 details
Large United States Patent and Trademark Office 9 2013-04-23 details
PUFFIN STORYTIME Large United States Patent and Trademark Office 16 2009-12-15 details

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