Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Hall and Co (3)

From Graces Guide

of Croydon, quarry owners, coal and builders merchants

c.1824 The business was established by Mr Hall

1898 Public company incorporated because the fast growing family business needed additional investment; up to this time the business had been run by the 3rd generation Halls and the fourth generation was just joining the board.[1]

1918 Name changed from Hall and Co (Croydon) Ltd to Hall and Co Ltd[2]

1959 Hall and Co acquired Thames Gravel Co Ltd and Marriott and Son (Coal Merchants)[3]

1960 The business was principally concerned with aggregate and also as coal merchants; invested in a new factory to make Durox gas-concrete building units as well as 2 new mortar plants in addition to the existing 3 ready mixed concrete facilities[4]

1961 The Hall and Ham River Company Ltd was incorporated to acquire Hall and Co Ltd and Thames Grit and Aggregates Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times June 26, 1939
  2. The Times July 1, 1918
  3. The Times May 19, 1960
  4. The Times May 19, 1960