Wednesday, 08 February 2006
DTI action to shut down ticket agency
TRADE and Industry Secretary Alan Johnson has presented
petitions in the High Court to wind up in the public interest
three related companies known as Getmetickets.
The business of reselling tickets, mostly for pop and rock
concerts and festivals, was conducted principally through various
The companies are all based at Endell Street, London, and WC2H
The petitions were presented following an investigation carried
out by the DTI’s Companies Investigation Branch (CIB) under
section 447 of the Companies Act 1985. The petitions are all
listed for hearing on 22 March 2006.
On the application of the Secretary of State the court has
appointed the Official Receiver as provisional liquidator of the
trading company Get Me Tickets Limited pending the hearing of the
No further information will be made available until that time.
To view the Company Investigation Branch pages of the DTI
website follow this link: