Annual General Meeting 2023
The 51st Annual General Meeting of Severn Valley Railway (Holdings) plc will be held on Saturday 10th June 2022 at 2:30pm, St George's Hall, Bewdley. The following business will be conducted:
1. To approve the Minutes of the 2022 Annual General Meeting and to consider any matters arising therefrom.
2.1 To re-elect A Barr MBE, C G Thomas, and C W Walton as Directors of the Company who retire by rotation in accordance with article 103 of the articles of association of the Company.
2.2 To elect S Featherstone and M Whitehouse as Directors, who are currently co-opted.
3. To receive and adopt the Company's Financial Statements and the Report of the Directors and Auditors for the year ended 2nd January 2023.
4. To re-appoint Crowe UK LLP as Auditors of the Company to hold office from the conclusion of the meeting until the conclusion of the next general meeting at which the accounts are laid down before the Company and to authorize the Directors to fix their remuneration.
5. To authorise the Directors to retain the authorised share capital at £14,000,000.
To vote on any or all of the above either vote online by using the facility at the right or complete a hard copy proxy form (downloadable from the downloadable documents at the right).
To ensure your vote is recorded your online proxy vote or hard copy proxy form (sent to the Company Secretary) must be received no later than 2:30pm on 6th June 2023.
If you have any problems accessing the documents please let us know at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Full accounts for previous years and other shareholder information can be downloaded, without a password, from Companies House.
St. George's Hall Location - DY12 2EQ
Documents are available for download. If you click on the document it will open in a new tab or window in your web browser. Alternatively you can right-click and choose 'Save target as...' to save a copy of the document to your computer.
When you open the document by either method, you will be prompted for a password. This was sent to you in the letter or email notifying you about the AGM.
Online Voting 2023.
Online voting has now finished. You can still vote in person at at the AGM - see left for details.
Shareholder email addresses
It is much more cost effective if we can send the annual accounts information (and also the annual shareholders' newsletter) to shareholders by email rather than by post. We would be grateful therefore, if you agree, to receive your email address in order to do this. This will also enable us to keep you up to date with current activities on the Railway.
Please note that your email address is confidential and will not be used for non-SVR activities. Simply click on 'Shareholder Mailing List Preferences' below and complete the form.
Contact Preference Registration
The General Data Protection Regulation came into force on 25th May 2018. Please use the link below to register with us and indicate your preferred communication method.
Click the graphic to register your mailing list contact preference.
Please note that we have made changes to the car parking arrangements at Kidderminster and Bridgnorth Stations.
Both sites have Automatic Numberplate Recognition cameras fitted at all entrances and exits from the car parks. This has been done at no cost to the SVR but removes the need for our staff to handle any cash.
All shareholders must now pay to park. The entitlement to complimentary parking for Gold and Platinum shareholders was removed last year in the changes to the benefits system. To operate the car parking machines located in the car parks, you will need to enter your car registration number and make a card payment. To pay with cash you will have to visit the booking office at the station.
Changes of address
Would all shareholders please note that changes of address should be advised in writing direct to our registrars at the following address:
Denise Pearce, Neville Registrars, Neville House, Steelpark Road, Halesowen, B62 8HD
Tel. 0121 585 1131
After each mailing to shareholders we receive a number of returned envelopes marked ‘Gone Away’, which of course incurs postage costs and means that the shareholder may not receive the necessary communication at the appropriate time. It would therefore be most helpful if any changes were advised to Nevilles as soon as possible.
Neville's can also help with share transfers and matters of probate.