of Walsall, maker of buckles and pressed metal components
1972 O. D. Guest was renamed F. H. Tomkins Buckle Co
1981 F. H. Tomkins faced problems in many parts of its business; reorganisation of F. H. Tomkins Buckle Co led to 50 redundancies.
1986 F. H. Tomkins Buckle Co was incorporated to acquire O. D. Guest, maker of chain, hook, cart gear work, buckles, coach and motor fittings, general hardware, etc
1989 The name of the company was changed to F. H. T. Holdings Ltd
1989 F. H. Tomkins Buckle Co was incorporated as a subsidiary of F. H. T. Holdings; the ultimate parent was Tomkins plc
1993 F. H. T. Holdings which was owned by Pegler-Hattersley plc and Tomkins Investments Ltd ceased appointing auditors
1998 The last part of the "original" Tomkins company, F. H. Tomkins Buckle Co, was sold to a private investor, Robert Parkes.
2011 Company voluntarily wound up
Sources of Information
- ↑ Companies House filing
- ↑ The Times July 28, 1981
- ↑ Companies House filings
- ↑ The Times, November 16, 1998
- ↑ London gazette 6 September 2011