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Advance Contract Laundries

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of Vassall Road, London S.W.9. and The Harrow Laundry, Wealdstone, Middx. (1962)

1928 Advance Laundries was formed as a public company to bring together a number of London laundries (Frederick Hygienic Laundries of Vassal Road) and the Suburban Laundries Ltd to improve the efficiency of the business[1]

1934 British Electric Traction Co guaranteed the increase in capital of Advance Laundries Ltd, and would take up its entitlement[2].

1973 Allowed a 5 percent price rise in Greater London by the Price Commission[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 25, 1928
  2. The Times, 18 September 1934
  3. The Times Aug. 21, 1973