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Charrington Industrial Holdings

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Previously Charrington, Gardner, Locket and Co

By 1977 owned Falkland Islands Co as part of the acquisition of Dundee, Perth and London Securities[1]

1978 Absorbed Coalite and Chemical Products Ltd

1981 The group, now Coalite Group PLC, reorganised its two operating companies into Coalite Fuels and Chemical Ltd, which took over the Coalite plants at Bolsover, Askern and Grimethorpe, and the refinery at Bolsover.

1986 The Askern plant was closed.

1989 Taken over by Anglo-United.

2004 Coalite Products Ltd appointed receivers in April; business closed in September.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times April 2, 1977