Cordes (Dos Works)
Cordes (Dos Works) Ltd.of Newport, Mon.
The products were sheet steel, bars, rails, steel arches etc. as well as wire for use in springs and nails.
WWI the Dos works was one of the companies forming part of the Eastern Group of firms organised under the Ministry of Munitions making a significant contribution to the war effort. The products were largely the same as pre-war.
1959 Liquidators appointed
1961 The factory closed.
Nothing upstanding remains of the former works.
Sources of Information
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- London Gazette 26 June 1959
- GGAT 130: The Sinews of War: South East Wales Industry and The First World War, 2015, by Johnny Crawford