Argus Press is a British publishing company. It was acquired by British Electric Traction (BET) in 1966, and became the publishing arm of that company.
The newspaper division of the company, Argus Newspapers, was purchased by Trinity International Holdings (later Trinity Mirror) in 1993. Among its titles are the South London Press, the Reading Chronicle, and several other regional papers.
Argus Specialist Publications
The magazine division of the company is Argus Specialist Publications. Among its former titles are several computing magazines:
Argus Press Software
The software division, Argus Press Software, was active in the 1980s, producing games for several home computer systems of the time.
- The Independent, 2 November 1993, "Argus papers deal finalised"
- The Independent, 24 March 1993, "Trinity considers bid for Argus newspapers"
- Your Spectrum, August 1984, "Frontlines"
- CRASH, June 1987, "News"
- Popular Computing Weekly, 7-13 June 1984, "Argus buys out Quicksilva"
- Home Computing Weekly, 23 October 1984, "News"
- CRASH, July 1985, "This Tormented Business"
- Sinclair User, May 1985, "News"
- Sinclair User, January 1988, "Whodunwot"