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Gwent Archives
Gwent Area Broadcasting plc, records

Reference code(s): GB 0218 D2711

Held at: Gwent Archives

Title: Records of Gwent Area Broadcasting PLC

Short Title: Gwent Area Broadcasting plc, records

Creation date(s): 1981-1988

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 23 items

Name of creator(s): Gwent Area Broadcasting plc

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: Gwent Area Broadcasting plc was a commercial radio company, incorporated in July 1982. The station, Gwent Broadcasting, was launched in June 1983 but stopped transmitting in April 1985. The company merged with Cardiff Broadcasting Company and the transmitters were subsequently used to relay CBC (and later Red Dragon FM) from Cardiff.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: Records of Gwent Area Broadcasting, 1981-1988, including papers relating to establishment and formation, 1981-1985; Memorandum and Articles of Association, 1982; Board minutes, 1982-1985; management meeting papers, 1982-1985; correspondence, 1982-1987; publicity material, 1983; records relating to shares, 1983; Annual General Meeting papers, 1983-1988; Local Advisory Committee papers, 1983; reports and financial statements, 1984-1985; papers relating to the Cardiff B. C. merger, 1984-1985.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access: The records are closed for 30 years from date of creation.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Gwent Record Office, the National Library of Wales and the National Register of Archives.

Language codes: eng

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Deposited, 1989.

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Note: Title supplied from contents of fonds

Archivist's note: Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Gwent Record Office, Catalogue of the Records of Gwent Area Broadcasting PLC; radio-now.co.uk website (www.radio-now.co.uk), viewed 27 May 2004: Companies House website (www.companieshouse.gov.uk/), viewed 27 May 2004.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2, and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2004


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Gwent Area Broadcasting | Archives
Radio broadcasters | Wales | Monmouthshire

Personal names

Corporate names
Gwent Area Broadcasting

Places
Gwent (Wales)

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