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1957 British Industries Fair: Companies G

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Note: This is a sub-section of the 1957 British Industries Fair

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  • Gainsborough Enamelled Ware Co., Ltd., The. Stand A,414 Gainsborough Works, Rutford Road, Stourbridge, Worcs. Teleph. Stourbridge 5218-9. Tel. Add. " Gainsbro, Stourbridge."—Vitreous Enamelled Basins, Baths, Butchers' Trays, Cash Bowls, Casseroles, Deep Bowls, Buckets, Mixing Bowls, Roasters, Pie and Pudding Dishes, Milk Pans, Plates, Stew-pans with Enamelled Covers, Hearth Plates, Coal Hods. See special notice, page 208
  • Galvo (Wire Netting), Limited. (Tel.: Fair 489) Stand A,514 Coneygre Road, Tipton, Staffs. Teleph.: Tipton 1191. Tel. Add.: " Galvo, Tipton."—Galvanised Wire Netting. Galvonet Sheep Netting. " Bondenn " Brickwork Reinforcement. Building Reinforcement. Mild Steel Wire. Galvanised Wire.
  • Gardner, William, and Sons (Gloucester), Ltd. Stand D,339 and 238 Bristol Road, Gloucester. Teleph. Gloucester 21261 (3 lines). Tel. Add. " Gardner, Gloucester."—Mixing, Sifting and Grinding Machines and Plant for the Chemical, Food, Processing, Plastics and other Trades. Paint Manufacturing Machines.
  • Garringtons, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 257) Stand A,636 Newton Works, Bromsgrove, Worcs. Teleph. Bromsgrove 2621. Tel. Add.: " Garrington, Phone Bromsgrove."—Hand Tools—Engineers', Carpenters', Plumbers', Automobile, Spanners, Wrenches, Screwdrivers, Hammers, Adjustable Wrenches C.T. Pattern, Clvburn Type Pipe Wrenches, etc.
  • Garringtons, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 444) Stand D,206 Newton Works, Bromsgrove, Worcs. Teleph.: Bromsgrove 2621. Tel. Add.: " Garrington, Phone Bromsgrove."—Forgings: Drop, Press, Precision, Upset, for Automobile, Tractor, Aircraft and General Engineering Industries. Turbine Blades for Aircraft. Engineers' Hand Tools, Constant Velocity Universal Joint.
  • Garson, Glamorglas and Co., Ltd. Stand A,221 97-105, Port Street, Piccadilly, Manchester, 1. Teleph. Central 5598 (3 hnes). Tel. Add.: " Glamorglas, Manchester."—Mirrors. Glass Furniture, Tables, Cocktail Bars. Murals. Convex Framed Mirrors. Flexible Mirror. Splashbacks. Period Framed Mirrors. Chevals. Embossing, Brilliant Cutting, Coloured Mirrors. Triple Sets. Gilt, Ivory, and Silver Mirror Frames.
  • "Gas World, The." Stand A,427 Bouverie House, 154, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Fleet Street 3212. Tel. Add. " Allangas, Fleet, London."—(Benn Brothers, Ltd., Publishers). Most widely read Gas paper in the world. Covers every phase of activity in Gas and Coking Industries. The Gas World Year Book published in December. Industrial Gas and Coke Oven supplements monthly. Annual subscription Home and Abroad 90/—.
  • Gauge and Tool Makers' Association, The. Stand C,413 and 312 (Tel.: Fair 373) Standbrook House, 2/5, Old Bond Street, London, W.1. Teleph.: Hyde Park 3451/2. Tel. Add.: " Gantma, Phone, London." - Composite Stand featuring examples of Gauges and Measuring Equipment, Press Tools, Engineers' Small Tools, Moulds and Dies, Diamond Tools, manufactured by member firms, together with their catalogues and other sales literature.
  • Gay's (Hampton), Limited. Stand C,413 and 312 Oldfield Road, Hampton, Middlesex. Teleph. MOLesey 2737-8-9. Tel. Add.: " Gaybro, Hampton, Middy."—Jigs. Gauges. Press Tools.
  • General and Industrial Paints, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 585) Stand B,317 Wadsworth Road, Perivale, Greenford, Middlesex. Teleph.: Perivale 4435. Tel. Add. " Glassolac, Greenford."—Paints, Enamels, Lacquers, Varnishes, Cellulose, Synthetics, Hammer (Stoving and Air Drying), Araldite and lipikote Finishes; Machinery Enamels for all Industrial Purposes. Woodwork Finishes. High Gloss Paints and Synthetics, Enamels for Building Trade.
  • Gestetner, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 308) Stand C,302 Gestetner House, 210, Euston Road, London, N.W.1. Teleph.: Euston 7021.-The Full Range of Gestetner Machines, Supplies and Accessories. Photoscope, a New Method of Preparin ,,* Stencils. Duplicating Service for Exhibitors. Service and Advice Centre to solve all Copying Problems.
  • Gill, Samuel, and Sons (Engineers), Limited. Stand C,413 and 312 212, Lythalls Lane, Foleshill, Coventry, Warwickshire. Teleph. Coventry 88605(6.-Photographic Studies of Representative Jigs, Fixtures, Special Purpose Machine Tools and Multi-Spindle Drill Heads, Rotary Cantilever Fatigue Testing Machines and N.P.L. 2,000 lb. Push-Pull Fatigue Testing Machines.
  • Gilpin, Wm., Senr. & Co. (Tools), Ltd. (Tel. Fair 256) Stand A,334 Churchbridge Works, Cannock, Staffs. Teleph.: Cheslyn Hay 288/289. Tel. Add.: " Gilpitools, Cannock."-Hand Tools, including Adzes, Augers, Auger Bits, Axes, Choppers, Cleavers, Cold Chisels, Crow Bars, Case Openers, Draw Knives, Garden Shears, Hayforks, Hatchets, Hammers, Hooks, Mattocks, Picks, Rakes, Slashers, Wedges, etc.
  • Giltoy Products, Limited. Stand B,722 Progress Works, 39/41, Aston Road North, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. Aston Cross 3346. Tel. Add.: " Giltoy, Birmingham."-Pressure Die- casters to the Manufacturing Trades, including Motor, Motorcycle, Cycle, Toys, Fancy Goods, Builders' Hardware, Table Lamps, Door Lever Sets, Hearth Furniture, etc. Fast Running Machines, specialising in large quantities of small diecastings.
  • Gittings and Hills, Ltd. (Tel.: Fair 75) Stand B,328 Tower Varnish Works, Long Acre, Birmingham, 6. Teleph.: Last 0296/ 0298. Tel. Add.: " Phone, Gittings, Birmingham."-Specimens covering the application of all types of Industrial Finishes of the order of Stoving and Air Drying Synthetics and Oil Enamels, Cellulose and kindred Lacquers, etc.
  • Gledhill-Brook Time Recorders, Ltd., The (Tel. Fair 393) Stand C,606 Empire Works, Huddersfield. Teleph. Huddersfield 3543. Tel. 1dd. " Gledbrook, Huddersfield."-Comprehensive range of Electrical and Mechanical Time Recorders. Time Attendance and Job Costing Systems. Autograph Recorders for Office Staff. Weatherproof Models for Building Sites, Dockyards and Transport Undertakings.
  • Gledhill, G. H. and Sons, Ltd. 9 (Tel.: Fair 393) Stand C,606 Trinity Works, Halifax. Teleph.: Halifax 3721. Tel. Add.: " Till, Halifax."-Comprehensive range of Total Adding, Sub-Total and Grand Total Printing, and Detail Strip Cash Registers. Total Adding and Autographic Itemising Ticket Issuing Registers. Autographic Cash Tills.
  • Globe Tank and Foundry (Wolverhampton), Ltd., The. Stand A,535 and 430 Birmingham Road, Wolverhampton. Teleph. Wolverhampton 20666 (4 lines). Tel. Add.: " Gloco, Wolverhampton."—Galvanized Mild Steel Hot Water Tanks, Galvanized Mild Steel Hot Water Cylinders, Galvanized Mild Steel Open Top Cisterns. Galvanized Patent Nested Tanks for Export. Cattle Troughs, Galvanized Dairy Equipment.
  • Gloucester Foundry, Limited. Stand D,339 and 238 Emlyn Works, Gloucester. Teleph.: Gloucester 23041. Tel. Add.: " Pulleys, Gloucester."—" Blackheart " and " Pearlitic " Malleable Castings. Grey Iron and Special Iron Castings. See special notice, page 337
  • Godrich, A. E. and Son, Limited. Stand D,515 and 414 Wharf Street, Aston, Birmingham, 6. Teleph.: East 1306-1308. Tel. Add. " Comet, Birmingham."—Bright Drawn Steel Bars and Wires. Freecutting Mild and Carbon Qualities. Coils. Wires, for Cold Heading. See special notice on back of plan inset
  • Goodlass, Wall and Co., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 54) Stand B,615 industrial Sales Division, Goodlass Road, Speke, Liverpool, 19. Teleph.: Hunts Cross 2061. Tel. Add.: " Goodlass, Liverpool."—Goodlass Anti- Corrosive Primers. Goodlass Etching Primers, One and Two Pack. Good- lass Hammer Finishes, Stoving and Airdrying. " Goodray " Stoving Enamels, Hot and Cold Spray. Goodlass Plastic " Peel-Off " temporary Protective Coating.
  • Gough and Co. (Hanley), Ltd. Stand C,329 228, B,516 and Outdoor 1337/1236 (Tel. Fair 377) New Excelsior Works, Clough Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. Teleph.: Stoke-on-Trent 21388/9. Tel. Add.: " Laddertrux, Stoke-on-Trent."— Manufacturers, Designers and Advisors to Industry on Material Handling Equipment, Fork Lift, Power, Pallet and Sta,king Trucks. Manufacturers of Builders' Decorators' and Municipal Plant, Scaffolding, Ladders, Trestles, Steps, Scaffold Planks. See special notice, pages 250 and 334.
  • Graves Gauge Grinding Co. Limited. Stand C,413 and 312 Chapel Lane, Selly Oak, Birmingham, 29. Teleph. SELIv Oak 0796. Tel. Add.: " Selly Oak 0796."—Gauges of all types E.G. Spherical, Conical, Convex, Concave, Angle, Gap, Plug, Snap, Spring Caliper. High Precision Component Parts. Complete Gauge and Tool Designs.
  • Gravity Ladders, Limited. (Tel.: Fair 87) Stand B,504 Pickford Street, Birmingham, 5. Teleph.: Midland 3027. Tel. Add.: " Gravity, Birmingham."—Aluminium Ladders, Steps and Trestles, maximum strength with minimum weight, including Loft and Orchard Ladders and wide range of Domestic and Industrial Step Ladders, ideal for home or export requirements.
  • Great Bridge Foundry Group. (Tel: Fair 220) Stand B,505 Sheepwash Lane, Great Bridge, Tipton, Staffs. Teleph.: Tipton 1361/1540. —Castings for the Machine Tool, Motor, Electrical and General Engineering Industries. Aluminium Gravity Diecastings. Aluminium, Gunmetal, Phosphor—, Aluminium— and Manganese—Bronzes, Grey Iron and White heart Malleable Sand Castings. Patternmaking, Diesinking.
  • Green, Albert, Ltd. Stand A,327 and 226 New: Normanton Mills, Charlotte Street, Derby. Teleph. Derby 45553. Tel. Add.: " Hatwires, Derby."—Trimmings--Cords, Ruches, Girdles, Tassels. Ribbons—Rayon, Nylon, Petershams. Covered Wire—Cotton and Rayon, Plastic, Pearl. Plastic Extrusions—Tapes, Braids, Lacings.
  • Green, Thomas and Son, Ltd. Stand B,503 Smithfield Ironworks, North Street, Leeds, 2. Teleph.: Leeds 20357. Tel. Add. " Smithfield, Leeds."—Gang Mowers; Master Verge Cutter; Motor Mowers, Sizes 14" to 36"; Roughcut Motor Mower; Flyer Side Wheel Mower; Monitor Mark 2 Roller Mower; 12" to 16" Zephyr Mowers.
  • Green, Thomas and Son, Ltd. Stand Outdoor 1342 Smithfield Ironworks, North Street, Leeds, 2. Teleph. Leeds 20357. Tel. Add.: " Smithfield, Leeds."—" Griffin " Diesel and Petrol Rollers, ranging from Eleven Cwts. to Thirteen Tons for Roads, Footpaths, Aerodromes, Sportsfields, and Playgrounds. Rapid Loading, Tilting Platform Transporter for Light Rollers and Other Plant.
  • Grime, The Exors. of W. L. Stand D,738 Clitheroe, Lancashire. Teleph.: Clitheroe 51. Tel. Add. " Grime, Clitheroe."—Stoker and Forced Draught Furnace Control and Signal Panels, incorporating " Hold-Fire," Fuse and Switch Gear. Forced Draught Furnace Grates for Burning Cheap Fuel in Central Heating and Hot Water Boilers.
  • Grist Plastics, Limited. Stand C,613 and 512 One of the DOHM Group of Companies. 82/84, Brighton Road, Surbiton, Surrey. Teleph.: Elmbridge 4214. Tel. Add.: " Grist, Surbiton."—Manufacturers of Reprocessed Thermo Plastic Mouldings Powders and Materials, Plastics Extrusion Polythene Piping, Bags and Liners.
  • Gromur Tool and Die, Ltd. Stand D,638 Grosvenor Works, Grosvenor Road, Aston, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. East 2671/2.—Tools and Dies made to a high degree of accuracy for Aluminium, Zinc Base and Plastic Components, Patterns and Models for Diesinking Machines, etc.
  • Groves, Samuel & Co., Ltd. (Tel. Fair 690) Stand A,415 Musgrave Road, Hockley, Birmingham, 18. Teleph. Northern 3634/5. Tel. Add.: " Sevorg, Birmingham."-" Mermaid " Aluminium Service Trays and Catering Equipment; " Galleon " Enamelled Trays; " Sirius " Nickel and Chromium Plated Trays, Cake Dishes, etc.; " Round Head " Pewter Tankards; Sheet Metal Pressings for Electrical and Motor Trades. See special notice, page 212
  • Guest Keen and Nettlefolds (Cwmbran), Limited. Stand B,629/526 and Outdoor 1325 1224 Iron Foundries Division, Clomendy Road, Cwmbran, Mon. Teleph. Cwmbran 3191. Tel. Add.: " Patent, Newport, Mon."-G.K.N. Patent Cast Iron Honeycomb Floor Plates for Surface Reinforcement of Concrete Floors.
  • Guest Keen & Nettlefolds (Midlands), Ltd. Stand B,629/526 and Outdoor 1325'1224 Box No. 24, Heath Street, Birmingham, 18. Teleph. Smethwick 1441. Tel. Add.: " Nettlefolds, Birmingham, 18."-Wood Screws, Machine Screws, Nettlefolds Patent Phillips Recess Head Self-tapping Screws and Machine Screws, Nettlefolds-Parker-Kalon Hardened Self-tapping Screws, Bolts and Nuts, Aerotight Stiff Nuts, Hank Rivet Bushes, " Sems " Fastener Units, Screw Hooks and Eyes, Cotter Pins, Rivets, etc., Nettlefolds Pneuma-Serve Portable Screw-driving Unit with fully Automatic Feed.
  • Guest Keen & Nettefolds (Midlands) Ltd. Stand B,629/526 and Outdoor 1325/1224 Atlas Works, Darlaston. Teleph.: Darlaston 28. Tel. Add. " Cotterills, Darlaston."-Bolts and Nuts (Black, Bright, Stainless Steel and High Tensile). Coach Screws. Set Screws. Studs. Washers. Railway Spikes. Fish Bolts. Clips. Close Limit Forgings. G.K.N. Indented Foundation Bolts. Weld Nuts. G.K.N. Anti-Vibration Lester Nut.
  • Guest Keen & Nettlefolds (South Wales), Ltd. Stand B,629/526 and Outdoor 1325/1224 Castle Works, Cardiff. Teleph.: Cardiff 33033. Tel. Add.: " Nettlefolds, Cardiff."-Steel Round, Square and Flat Bars, Concrete Reinforcement Bars. Angles and Channels, Hot and Cold Rolled Steel Strip. Wire Rods and Drawn Wire. Wire Nails. See special notice, page 257
  • Guests Brass Stamping Company. Stand 0,615 Selly Oak, Birmingham, 29. Teleph.: Selly Oak 1151. Tel. Add. " Brastamper, Selly Oak."-Hot Stampings in Brass, Copper, Naval Brass, Manganese Bronze, Aluminium Bronze, Machined and Unmachined, for Engineering, Electrical, Transport, Building and Aircraft Trades, ranging from one ounce to several pounds in weight.
  • Gulson Engineering Co., Ltd. Stand C,413 and 312 Gulson Road, Coventry. Teleph. Coventry 2441.-Precision Gauges. Drilling and Milling Fixture. Press Tool.

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