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Brampton Fittings

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November 1955.
November 1955.

Brampton Fittings, of Handsworth, Birmingham

Brampton girder forks for motorcycles were used in 1920s and 30s

1937 Became private company.

1950 Associated with Walton and Brown

1956 Tube Investments established the British Cycle Corporation as a subsidiary to take over and control Tube Investments' bicycle-making subsidiaries in the Birmingham area. These included Armstrong Cycles, Brampton Fittings, Hercules Cycle and Motor Co, Phillips Cycles, and Walton and Brown[1]; the activities would be concentrated in a large factory at Handsworth; large redundancies followed.

1961 Manufacturers and dealers in cycles, motor cycles and motor car fittings and parts and steel pressings. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 21 August 1956
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE