Ref NoGUA/1/1/2/3
TitleBoard minutes 1984-1989
Date24 January 1984 - 31 July 1989
Extent1 volume
Creator NameGuardian Newspapers Limited
DescriptionSigned minutes of meetings of the Board of Directors of Guardian Newspapers Limited from 24 January 1984 - 31 July 1989. Meetings were held at 119 Farringdon Road. Not indexed.

Present or attending the meetings are (in order of appearance): PW Gibbings; GP Taylor; JC Markwick; MGA Jack; Peter Preston; DJ McKie; J Dixey; IS Ashcroft; CA Dawood; CA Marland; LM Sanderson; HJ Roche; CW Szpac; F Platt; IW Wright; CBG Baker; JM Gordon; PJ Naismith; F Morris.

Regular items discussed at the meetings include newspaper sales/circulation; advertisement sales; production; the company's financial position and budget; editorial and board appointments and resignations; promotions; strategy and development; negotiations with NUJ.

Other items discussed include (with year of first recording): Datasolve (1984); Away Day - Charing Cross Hotel - supporting paper (1984); Guardian Press Centre (1985); Isle of Dogs printing (1985); bank account opened in Zimbabwe (1985); Manchester printing (1985); Portsmouth printing (1986); refurbishment of 119 Farringdon Road - establishment of project committee (1986); transitional printing (1987); printing of Observer at Guardian Press Centre (1987); 50 page paper (1988); European printing (1988); cover price (1988); Saturday edition (1988); and proposed purchase of shares in Unidad Editorial SA (1989).
System Of ArrangementChronological
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsRequests for access to past GNM Board papers have to be submitted in writing in advance to the Archivist, and references may be required
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