Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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June 1949.
December 1951.
September 1953.
June 1955. Band 3 Aerials.
October 1961. Tru-Match.
September 1987. Curtain poles.

of Bicester Road, Aylesbury.

1937 Company founded.

1938 Became private company.

1961 Manufacturers of radio and television aerials and aerial equipment, also manufacture tubular folding aluminium furniture. 600 employees.[1]

1970 Acquired by Grovewood Securities. [2]

1973 Subsidiaries included:

Also had interests in associated companies:

  • Chandlers (Printers) Ltd
  • Frederick Samuels Ltd

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, April 8, 1970