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1957 British Industries Fair: Companies C

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  • C. A. S. (Industrial Developments), Ltd. Stand D,301 and 200 7, Drayton Gardens, South Kensington, London, S.W.10. Teleph. Fremantle 4994.-Models and Photos of Industrial Premises, built by the unique C.A.S. Industrial Development Service which finds sites, Designs Buildings, Constructs, Finances and lets them for 99 years at economic rents. See special notice, pages 320 and 321.
  • C. A. V. Limited. Stand C,501 Acton, London, W.3. Teleph. Shepherds Bush 3111. Tel. Add.: Vanteria, Telex, London."-Fuel Injection Equipment for Diesel Engines for all industrial applications. Fuel Pumps, Governors, Injectors, Fuel Filters. " Thermostart " Electrically operated Starting Aid. Electrical Equipment for Engine Starting, Batteries, Generators, Control Gear. See special notice, page 283
  • C. N. Oil Burner Company, Ltd. Stand B,217 18, Rudolph Road, Bushey, Herts. Teleph. BUShey Heath 2052. Tel. Add.: " Bushey Heath 2052."—Fully Automatic Pressure Jet Oil Burners for New Heating Systems and Conversion of existing Boilers, Hot Air Heating and Ventilating Units, " Fire-Stem " Fire Valve Equipment as recommended by BSS/799/53.
  • C. S. A. Industries, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 619) Stand B,627 and 524 Warwick. Teleph.: Warwick 500. Tel Add.: " Conscrew, Warwick."" English Rose " Kitchen Equipment:—Stainless Steel or Formica Sinks with Matching Cabinets, Cupboards, Refrigerators, and Cookers with Waist-high Oven and Eye-level Grill. " Anemone " Sink Units and Kitchen Furnishings.
  • "Cabinet Maker and Complete House Furnisher, The." Stand A,427 Bouverie House 154, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Fleet Street 3212. Tel. Add.: " Benbrolish, Fleet, London."—(Benn Brothers, Ltd., Publishers). Established 1880. The oldest and most authoritative journal dealing with the furnishing trades. Annual subscription Home and Abroad 55/—including the Cabinet Maker Year Book.
  • Camelinat, E. and Co., Ltd. Stand D,717 and 616 Albion Works, Carver Street, Birmingham, 1. Teleph. Birmingham CENtral 6755. Tel. Add. " Camelinat, Birmingham."—Pressings, Spinning—Sheet Metal Work, Welded Assemblies. See special notice, page 319
  • Campbell Engineering Co., Ltd. Stand A,328 Sherman Works, Bromley, Kent. Teleph.: Ravensbourne 2277. Tel. Add.: " Campillar, Bromley."—Pillar New All Metal Ironing Table. New Kitchen Stools, fixed and folding. Upholstered Folding Chair and New Light Weight Folding Garden Chair with Wood Arms. Folding Camp Chair. Kitchen Table Formica Top.
  • Candy and Co., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 431) Stand B,611 and 508 Heathfield, Newton Abbot, Devon. Teleph.: Bovey Tracey 3141, 42. Tel. Add.: " Candy, Heathfield, Devon."—The Devon Fire and Devon- air Controlled Draught Fire. Glazed Tile and Faience Fireplace Surrounds in a variety of Beautiful Colours. Glazed Tiles for Fireplace Work and Wall Tiling. Candyware Pottery.
  • Canning, W. and Co., Ltd. Stand D,207 and 106 Gt. Hampton Street, Birmingham, 18. Teleph. Central 8621. Tel. Add.: " Materials Telex, Birmingham."—Plating and Polishing Equipment and Materials for the Finishing of Metals. See special notice, page 322
  • Capp, A., and Son, Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 Verdict Gauge Works, Thames Road, Crayford, Kent. Teleph.: Bexley- heath 5692/3. Tel. Add.: " Verdigague, Crayford, Kent."--Dial Indicators ranging from •001" to •0001". Cylinder Gauges, special purpose Indicators, Non-Calibrated Height Gauges. Simple Type Centring Attachments, also Recess Gauges for Checking i" to 2" diameters.
  • Carr, Richd., W. and Company, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 339) Stand D,426 Pluto Works, Wadsley Bridge, Sheffield, 6, Yorks. Teleph.: Sheffield 48721/2/3/4/5. Tel. Add. " Pluton, Sheffield, 6."-High Speed Steels, Tool Steels for Hot and Cold Punching, Pressing and Extrusion, for Plastic Moulding, Die-casting, Laminations, Deep-drawing, also Drills, Cutters, Reamers, Hacksaw Blades, Engineers' Chisels, Tool Holder Bits.
  • Carrington, Tom and Co., Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 618) Stand D,610 Lyndon Tool Works, Stony Lane, West Bromwich, Staffs. Teleph. West Bromwich 0517/8. Tel. Add.: " Carrington, West Bromwich." Taps, Dies, Dienuts, Dieholders, Tapwrenches, Chaser Stocks and Dies, Pipe Cutters, Pipe Screwing Machines, Receder Stocks and Dies, Vice Stands, Cased Sets of Stocks and Dies, Screw Plug, Thread Gauges. See special notice, page 316
  • Castings, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 561) Stand D,719 Selborne Street, Walsall, Staffs. and Lichfield Road, Brownhills, Staffs. Teleph.: Walsall 3118. Tel. Add.: " Castings, Walsall."-Our Blackheart and Whiteheart Malleable Castings conform to BSS.310/309. Have First-class Machining Properties for Machine Tool, Automobile, Motor Cycle, Agricultural and General Engineering Trades. Specialists in Weldable and Pearlitic Malleable. .
  • Cellon, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 24) Stand B,527 Richmond Road, Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey. Teleph.: Kingston 1234. Tel. Add.: " Ajawb-Phone, Kingston-on-Thames." - Cerric Finishes for Wood, Metal, Transport, Silk-Screen Process and Poster Colours. Cerrux Decorating, Marine, Coach and Industrial Finishes, Air-Drying and Storing. Cellon Aircraft Finishes. Cerreen Emulsion Paints. Celletch Pretreatment Primers.
  • Chatwins, Ltd. Stand B,715 and 624. Market and Phoenix Foundries, Tipton, Staffs. Teleph.: TIPton 1677/8. Tel. Add. " Sunbeam, Tipton"' - Domestic Solid Fuel Cooking, Water and Space Heating Appliances. Side and Top Oven Combination Grates. Free Standing Cookers. Domestic Boilers. Stoves, Fires, Builders' and Vitreous Enamelled Castings. Oil Convector Heaters. See special notice, page 252
  • "Chemical Age, The." Stand A,427 Bouverie House, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Fleet Street 3212. Tell. Add " Allangas, Fleet, London."-(Berm Brothers, Ltd., Publishers) Weekly journal covering every phase of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. Full news service and technical articles by expert contributors. Annual subscription Home and Abroad 52/6 including the Chemical Age Year Book published in December.
  • Chemical and Insulating Co., Ltd., The. Stand D,541 and 438 Faverdale, Darlington. Teleph. Darlington 3547. Tel. Add.: " Dextro, Darlington."-Darlington 85% Magnesia Insulation Materials in Preformed Sections and Slabs, also in Plastic Form. Super-Magnesia, which is Lighter, Stronger and Precision Moulded. Also various Finishing Compositions. Darlington Magnesia Chemicals.
  • Chubb and Son's Lock and Safe Co., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 69) Stand B,718 175-176, Tottenham Court Road, London, W.1. Teleph.: MUSeum 5822. Tel. Add.: " Chubb, Wesdo, London."-Chubb Safes for the protection of Cash and Valuables. Chubb Tested and Certified Fire Resisting Equipment for the protection of Business Records. Chubb Security Locks for Business Premises. Cash and Deed Boxes.
  • Clarks Ironware Limited. Stand A,520 Oldbury Road, West Bromwich. Teleph.: West Bromwich 1204.- Cast Iron Holloware, Enamelled Tinned and Barffed. Tinned Steel Holloware. Grates and Fire Fronts. Kettles. Glue Pots. Lead Melting Pots. Grave Vases.
  • Clarkson (Engineers), Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 King Edward Road, Nuneaton, Warwicks. Teleph. Nuneaton 2261.- .Autolock and Dedlock Self-Locking Milling Chucks and Milling Cutters. Endmills, Slotdrills, Woodruff and T-slot Cutters, Counterbores, Dovetail Cutters, Shell Mills, Side and Face Cutters, Truesize Reamers and Floating Holders.
  • Claygate Fireplaces, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 262) Stand B,519 Claygate, Surrey. Teleph.: Esher 3636. Tel. Add.: " Clavtires."- Briquettes, Fireplaces of new design. Also Cast Stone Fireplaces and Hardwood Mantels for all types of interiors. The Claygate Bell under Floor Draught Fire also can be seen.
  • Clevedon Rivets and Tools, Ltd. Stand A.333 and 232 Reddicap Trading Estate, Sutton Coldfield, Warwickshire. Teleph. Sutton Coldfield 5238.-Rivets in Aluminium, Brass, Copper, Nickel and all Light Alloys.
  • Cloakroom Equipment, Ltd. (Tel. Fair 92) Stand D,511 and 408 Church Street, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 34111-6. Tel. Add.: " Cloakroom, Warrington."-Cloakroom Equipment for Schools and Factories, Swimming and Pithead Baths. Wirework and Tabular Work Coat Racks, Clothes Lockers, Seats and Seat Lockers, Coat and Shoe Hangers and Baskets. Storage Equipment,
  • Clyde Fuel Systems, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 514) Stand D,600 Queen Elizabeth Avenue, Hillington, Glasgow, S.W.2. Teleph.: Hal twav 3291. Tel. Add.: " Atomizor, Glasgow."-Automatic, Semi-Automatic Oil Fuel Burners of the Pressure Jet, Lose Pressure Air and Rotary Cup Types for Industrial Steam Raising and Central Heating Boilers. Automatic Under-feed Coal Stokers.
  • Coalport Metalware, Ltd. Stand A,330 Coalport, Shropshire. Teleph.: Ironbridge 2187. - Shaving 'Mirrors, plain and magnifying, with chromium plated brass frames and adjustable stands, including electric models. Also ladies' make-up mirrors, curling tongs standard and folding. " Queen Bee " tubular folding furniture.
  • Coley Bros. (Tools), Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 Birmingham Factory Centre, Kings Norton, Birmingham, 30. Teleph. KINgs Norton 4081-2. Tel. Add.: " Colbro, Birmingham."-The Exacta Range of Standardised Press Tool Die Sets, Guide Pins, Bushes, and Precision Press Equipment. Linear Motion Ball Bearing Bushes, Patented Ball Gauges, Dowel Pins, Mould Guide Pins and Bushes.
  • Coloral Products, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 613) Stand B,612 Steward Street, Birmingham, 18. Teleph. Edgbaston 2969.-A small selection of Anodised Articles in natural and multi-colour finishes. We do provide Anodic Films for all purposes and those facilities for Chemical Brightening of all kinds and Hard Anodising.
  • Colt, W. H. (Engineers), Ltd. Stand D,135 219, Grand Buildings, Trafalgar Square, London, W.C.2. Teleph.: Whitehall 3705.-Wilson Range of Turret Jaw Bench and Machine Vices, Tripod Stands, Mobile Tool Trollies and Vice Positioner.
  • Comley and Pitt, Limited. Stand Outdoor 1312. Pensnett Trading Estate, Brierley Hill, Staffordshire. Teleph.: Kingswinford 107.-The " COMPIT " Scaffold-jack. Climbing Platform for Property repairs up to 30 feet (e.g. Re-pointing, Rendering, Painting, Lifting Lintels, etc.). Capacity 10 cwt. Quick Erection and Operation. Complies with Building/Factory Regulations.
  • Comor Construction Company. Stand Outdoor 1339 and 1238 Tipton, Staffs. Teleph. Tipton 1841. Tel. Add.: " Comor, Tipton."- Standard Steel Framed Buildings readily Shipped and Erected, with various types of Cladding. Suitable for use as Factories, Storehouses, etc. In this Country and specially adapted for Tropical Conditions.
  • Compton Castings, Ltd. Stand C,713 Ashbourne, Derbyshire. Teleph.: Ashbourne 113.-Aluminium Alloy Castings. High Class Work in Sand or from Gravity Metal Dies. Comparison of Sand and Die Castings. Lose Cost Gravity Dies.
  • Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Limited. Stand D,717 and 616 Liverpool Road, Warrington. Teleph.: Warrington 2244 (7 lines). Tel. Add. " Hydraulics, Warrington."-Conveyancer Fork Trucks, Petrol, Diesel or Electric with Lift Capacities from 2,000 lb. to 6,000 lb. with Special Attachments to suit particular applications. See special notices, page 325
  • Cook, Thos., and Son, Ltd. (Tel. Fair 480) Stand C,217 45, Berkeley Street, London, W.1. Teleph.: Grosvenor 4000. Tel. Add.: " Coupon, Piccy, London." Also at 123, New Street, Birmingham, 2. Teleph.: Midland 5142/4. Tel. Add. " Coupon, Birmingham." And 3, Victoria Square, Birmingham, 2.-Travel and Transport Service, by Rail, Road, Sea or Air, Hotel Accommodation Reserved, Shipping and Forwarding by Surface or Air Freight, Foreign Exchange, Travellers' Cheques, Money Transfers.
  • Cooper and Sons (Sheffield), Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 312) Stand A,420 " Fuluse " Works, Hermitage Street, Sheffield, 2. Teleph.: Sheffield 20347 (8). Tel. Add.: " Fuluse, Phone, Sheffield, 2."-" Fuluse " and " Signal " Brand Hand Tools for Joiner, Engineer, Gardener, Builder, Decorator, Plumber, Electrician, Amateur. Screwdrivers, Chisels, Calipers, Feeler Gauges, Garden Shears, Hacksaws, Metal Squares, Braces, Gimlets, Vices. See special notice, page 206
  • Copper and Alloys, Ltd. Stand D,313 and 210 Greets Green Road, West Bromwich, Staffs. Teleph.: West Bromwich 1774. Tel. Add. " Alcop, Phone."-Extruded Rods in Brass, Yellow Metal, Manganese Bronze, etc., Brass Ingots, " Best Select " Fire Refined Copper Ingot. Aluminium Pressure Die Castings. " Deltathene " Plastic Tubes.
  • Copper Development Association. Stand D,232 55, South Audley Street, London, W.I . Teleph.: GROsvenor 8811. Tel. Add.: " Cuda, Audley, London."-Finished and Semi-Finished Copper and Copper Alloy Products, having applications in Engineering, Electrical, Building and other Industries, with particulars of the Technical Information Services of the Association.
  • Corbett, R. H. and Co., Ltd. Stand D,736 Hydrum Works, Burgess Hill, Sussex. Teleph. Burgess Hill 2737. Tel. Add.: " Corbett, Burgess Hill."—Hycaddy Stacking Machine and Hydrum Racking. Portapal Pallet Truck, 20 and 40 cwt. capacity. Winches (Hand Operated), 4,000 and 7,000 lb. capacity.
  • Cort, Robert and Son, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 500) Stand D,543 and 442 Reading Bridge Ironworks, Reading, Berks. Teleph. 1Zeading 55046. Tel. Add. " Corts, Reading."—Grading Screens for Coal, Slurry, Coke, Stone, Sand, Gravel, Ores, Slag and Chemicals. Gas Valves.
  • Cotswold Lime and Limestone, Limited. Stand D,116 Bank House, The Bridge, Matlock, Derbyshire. Teleph.: Matlock 741. — Lime for Industry and Agriculture. Cotswold Walling Stone. Self Setting Cotswold Gravel.
  • Countess Housewares, Ltd. Stand A,627 17, Winchester Road, London, N.W.3. Teleph.: Primrose 4403.—A Complete Range of " Countess " Polythene and General Houseware Products.
  • County Chamois Co., Ltd. Stand A,622 Rocky Lane, Aston Cross, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. Aston Cross 3852." County " Chamois Leather Mop for Cleaning Windows and all Vehicles. Made from First Quality Chamois Leather and fitted with attractively coloured three-foot Wooden Handles. Crust and Finished Chamois Leathers.
  • Courtaulds, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 586 & 285) Stand C,417 and 316 Foleshill Road, Coventry. Teleph. Coventry 88771. Tel. Add.: " Courtaulds, Coventry."—Rayon High-tenacity Yarns and Cords for Industrial Uses, including the Textile Carcasses of Tyres, Conveyor Belts (PVC and Rubber), Hose Pipes, Transmission Belts, etc., and for Car-seat covers. See special notice, on plan inset under front cover.
  • Coventry Climax Engines Limited. Stand Outdoor 1344 (Tel.: Fair 378 & 146) Widdrington Road, Coventry. Teleph. Coventry 62607. Tel. Add. "Climax, Coventry."— Fork Trucks; Diesel and Electric Powered. 1,000 lbs./7,000 lbs. Capacities; The "Bulkloader" expressly designed for Shovel Loading in Congested Areas. "Featherweight" Trailer Firefighting Pumps for maximum performance, manoeuvrability and reliability.
  • Coventry Gauge and Tool Co., Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 P.O. Box 39, Fletchamstead Highway, Coventry. Teleph. Coventry- 5521 (6 lines). Tel. Add.: " Gauges, Telex, Coventry."-A Comprehensive range of High Precision Gauges and Measuring Instruments for Screw Thread and Plain diameter measurements. Applicable to all Engineering industries where precision production is of paramount importance. See special notice, page 324
  • Cowley, Thomas, and Sons, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 617) Stand A,203 " Quadrant Works," Leamington Road, Gravelly Hill, Birmingham, 23. Teleph.: EASt 0806. Tel. Add.: " Cowliware, Birmingham."-Salford range of Domestic and Ships Chandlers' Tinware and Japanned Holloware, e.g., Fish Kettles, Boilers, Cake Tins, Watering Cans, Meat Safes, Coal Scoops and Boxes, Camping Goods, Galley Equipment, etc.
  • Cox Wilcox, & Co., Ltd. Stand A,236 Ten Acre Works, Pershore Road, Stirchley, Birmingham, 30. Teleph.: Selly Oak 1250. Tel. Add. " Marvellous, Birmingham."-All types Paraffin Lamps and Spirit Stoves, small Domestic Heater. Hygienic Food Covers, Tea and Gravy Strainers. Bathroom Cabinets, Toilet Fixtures, Lavatory Tidies. Waste Paper, Tidy and Nursery Bins. Riddles.
  • Craig and Donald, Ltd. Stand D,329 17, Lynedoch Crescent, Glasgow, C.3. Teleph. Douglas 6586-8. Tel. Add.: " Mactools, Glasgow."-See Scottish Machine Tool Corporation Limited.
  • Cretablocks, Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1300 and B,608 Cinderbank, Netherton, Dudley, Worcs. Teleph. Dudley 5067.-Manufacturers of Foam Slag, Clinker and Breeze Blocks for Building and Allied Trade. Sizes from 18 x 6 x 41, 18 x 9 x 3, 18 x 9 x 4+, 18 x 9 x 9 hollow and solid. Hydraulic Pressed and Vibrated exceeds 10,000 per day.
  • Criterion Stampings, Ltd. Stand D,628 Criterion Works, Bilston Lane, Willenhall, Staffs. Teleph.: Willenhall 555. Tel. Add. " Criterion, Willenhall."-Drop Forgings for the Motor and Engineering Trades.
  • Crofts and Assinder, Ltd. Stand A,345 Lombard Street, Birmingham. Teleph. MIDland 1074 and 1075. Tel. Add.: " Croas."-Reproduction Brassware Log Boxes, Hearth Sets, Mirrors, Plaques, Candlesticks, Planters, Jugs, Magazine Racks, Brush Sets, Pictures, Coal Boxes, Cabinet Brass foundry, Bellows. Firescreens.
  • Crompton, Thomas and Sons, Limited. (Tel. Fair 158) Stand A,506 Gerard Street, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Near Wigan. Teleph.: Ashton-in-Makerfield 7651. Tel. Add.: " Crompton, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan." -Steel and Brass Hinges, Cabinet and Builders' Hardware, Locks and Latches, Casement Stays, Casement Fasteners, Shelf Brackets. Hasps and Staples, Scraper Mats, Door Bolts, Stair Carpet Clips, Garage Door Holders.
  • Cruickshank, R., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 386) Stand D,407 and 306 Camden Street, Birmingham, 1. Teleph.: Central 8553 (6 lines). Tel. Add. "Cruickshank, Birmingham."-Automatic, Semi-Automatic and Manually Operated Plating Plant, Metal Plating Rectifiers, Filters, Degreasing Plant, Centrifuges, Polishing and Grinding Machines and Materials, Barrelling Machines for Plating and Burnishing, Testing Sets, Brushes.
  • Curran, Edward, Engineering, Ltd. Stand A,402 Hollow-Ware Division, Cardiff. Teleph.: Cardiff 33644. Tel. Add.: " Cartridge, Cardiff."-A comprehensive range of domestic utensils in " Silver Swallow " and " Chef " Porcelain Enamel Ware. Pedal Bins and other specialities in stoved enamel. " Curran " Porcelain Enamel Sinks. " Curran " Oil Heaters.

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