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Foster Transformers

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Foster Transformers and Switchgear

Transformer makers, of Morden Rd, South Wimbledon, London SW19, and Station Rd, Leatherhead.

1903 Company founded.

1907 Private company.

1952 Name changed.

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