Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Hall and Ham River

From Graces Guide

1959 Hall and Co acquired Thames Gravel Co Ltd[1]

1961 Company incorporated to acquire Hall and Co Ltd and Thames Grit and Aggregates Ltd

1963 Acquired Woodside Brickworks and 2 subsidiary companies at Newdigate, Surrey and Ashford, Kent.

1964 Acquired S. M. Tidy Group of Brighton[2]

1967 Said to be the "largest producer of sand and gravel in the country"[3]

1968 Acquired by RMC; much of the aggregate produced was used in RMC's concrete[4]

1991 Hall and Ham River Ltd was re-registered as a private company.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 19, 1960
  2. The Times June 1, 1964
  3. The Times May 25, 1967
  4. The Times Oct. 22, 1969