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 163,173 pages of information and 245,641 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.

Hardman Radio

From Graces Guide

of Liverpool, Manchester and Preston

1963 Company formed in Liverpool

1975 'Hardman Radio started its life 12 years ago in Hardman Street, near the Philharmonic Hall (Liverpool). It moved to its present location in Dale Street in 1971 and soon after Leisure and General took an interest. They saw the possibilities of developing a quality hi-fi business and expanded to include two large stores in Manchester and Preston, making Hardman Radio one of the biggest concerns in the North West....Peter Klein, Chief Executive...'[1]

At some point became part of Ladbroke Group

1986 Granada Group acquired the assets of Ladbroke Group namely Hardman Radio[2]

1988 Became part of UK Consumer Electronics Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. Liverpool Echo - Monday 03 November 1975
  2. Liverpool Daily Post 25 November 1986