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Hawker Siddeley Brush Turbines

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Maker of turbo-chargers, compressors and turbines, of Hucclecote, Gloucester

1957 Hawker Siddeley purchased the Brush group of companies[1]

Subsidiary of Hawker Siddeley, based at Hucclecote, making use of space available in the factory there.

1960 Maker of turbo-chargers, gas expansion turbines and steam turbines.

1961 G. B. R. Feilden was managing director[2]

1963 The turbo-charger business was sold to D. Napier and Son; manufacture would be moved to Napier's Liverpool works[3]. Turbines and compressors would no longer be manufactured at Hucclecote; spares would be provided through an arrangement with Richardsons, Westgarth and Co from their Hartlepool factory[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 7 May 1957
  2. The Times, October 4, 1961
  3. The Times February 4, 1963
  4. The Times, May 9, 1963