Arthur Lyon and Co
From Graces Guide
of 36 Victoria Street, London.
of Africa House, Kingsway, London.
Makers of ALCO self-priming pumps.
1921 Marketing the Bungalyte lighting set powered by the 1.5 hp Norman D engine.
1926 Selling British built engines of 1, 2.5 and 3.5 hp.
1937 Building a light-weight close-coupled generating set.
1948 Acquired by Newage Engineers.
1949 The company was based at Telford Way, Westway Estate, East Acton.
1950 Newage Engineers acquired Stamford Electrical and transferred Arthur Lyon & Co generator business to Barnack Road, Stamford.
1962 Licenced the manufacture of Alcon self-priming pumps to Spain
1965 Arthur Lyon Ltd and Newage (Manchester) Ltd consolidated all generator production at Barnack Road, Stamford. Company renamed Newage Lyon Ltd.
Also see Alcon Pumps.
Sources of Information
- The Times, Jan 02, 1962