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The building and civil engineering division of Bath and Portland Group
Formed from amalgamation of Dudley Coles with ...
1968 Management reorganised in order to stem losses in this division
1969 Bath and Portland integrated its building and civil engineering activities, forming 2 new subsidiaries: Marples Ridgway would be the new subsidiary carrying out all civil engineering work; Marples Ridgway (Building) would be the subsidiary controlling all building activities; Dudley Coles Long would be a subsidiary of Marples Ridgway (Building)