Frequently asked questions

How long has Metropolitan Safe Deposits been established and who owns and runs the company?

The company was formed in 1983 and incorporates The London Safe Deposit Company, which was founded in the 1930s.

In 2007, the business was sold to a group of private investors led by Christopher Barrow, a former investment banker who is now our chief executive. All the shareholders are personal friends of Christopher Barrow and have successful business backgrounds mainly in investment banking, investment management and property development. You'll find details of our board in About us.

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