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Heatly-Gresham Engineering Co

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January 1906.

of Bassingbourn Iron Works, Royston

of Letchworth, and of 110 Cannon Street, London.

1900 Harry Heatly established works at Bassingbourn, where some of the first London motor-cabs were made; Heatly continued to represent Gresham and Craven

1903 Began the building of the Rational engine at Bassingbourn in 1.5, 3 and 6 hp sizes [1]

1904/5 Moved to Letchworth and built the first factory at Letchworth, called Gresham Iron Works. Manufactured railway materials, especially the component parts of the continuous automatic vacuum brake, and industrial oil-engines.

An associate of Gresham and Craven of Manchester

1931 exhibited their National oil engines, vacuum brake exhausters and flood lighting equipment[2]

1930s Ceased trading

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. A-Z of British Stationary Engines by Patrick Knight. Published 1996. ISBN 1 873098 37 5
  2. The Times Mar 10, 1931