Polydor Ltd.

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The company behind the UK branch of Polydor. Operating under this name since 14 January 1972, succeeding Polydor Records Ltd. Also listed in the database as Polydor Ltd. (UK) or Polydor Ltd. (London). The company has existed as two separate legal entities in the UK.

Full legal entity name: Polydor Limited
First UK company number: 00536224
Incorporated: 28 July 1954 as Heliodor Record Company Limited
First name change: 25 September 1958 to Deutsche Grammophon (Great Britain) Ltd.
Second name change: 29 September 1965 to Polydor Records Ltd.
Third name change: 14 January 1972 - this page
Fourth name change: 2 September 1975 to Polygram Leisure Ltd
Fifth name change: 25 July 1997 to 'Makeback Limited'
Dissolved: 21 January 2020

Second UK Company number: 00880146
Status: Dormant
Incorporated: 26 May 1966 as 'Polydor Records (Sales) Limited'
Name change: 2 September 1975 - this page
Immediate parent: Universal Music Leisure Limited (UK Company number 03384487)
Ultimate parent: Universal Music Group N.V. (registered in the Netherlands)

For the Canadian branch which was active as a manufacturer and distributor from 1966 to 1978, as well as copyrights pertaining to releases by artists signed to the Canadian arm of Polydor, please use Polydor Ltd. (2).
For the Japanese branch of Polydor, possibly printed as "ポリドール株式会社", please use Polydor K.K.

Also credited as
- Polydor Limited

Parent Label:Universal International Music B.V.
Sublabels:Black Lion (7), Geffen Records (UK), Know Existence Ltd., Polydor London, Polydor Studios
Contact Info:

Registered address:
Polydor Limited
4 Pancras Square
United Kingdom

364-366 Kensington High Street
London W14 8NS
United Kingdom

P.O. Box 1421,
1 Sussex Place,
Hammersmith, London WG SXT

15 St George Street,
London, W1R 9DE ,


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