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Foster Transformers

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July 1944.
June 1945.
August 1945.
August 1946.

Foster Transformers and Switchgear of Apex Works, Morden Rd, South Wimbledon, London SW19, and Station Rd, Leatherhead.

1903 Company founded.

1907 Private company.

1952 Name changed to Foster Transformers.

1956 Was a subsidiary of Lancashire Dynamo Holdings Ltd[1].

1960 Part of Metal Industries[2]

1961 Manufacturing electrical engineers and dealers in electrical and wireless appliances.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 6 June 1956
  2. The Times, Aug 16, 1960