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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Heston Aircraft and Associated Engineering

From Graces Guide

of Hounslow

1929 Private company formed as Comper Aircraft Co

1939 Name changed to Heston Aircraft Co

1957 Company made public.

1957 Name changed.

1961 Manufacturers of jigs, tools and component parts for aircraft, including Comet, Viscount, Vanguard aeroplanes and Westland helicopters; manufacturers of radar scanners and airport ground equipment. Aluminium trays, containers, boxes, trolleys for chemicals, fish, bakery, confectionery trades. Manufacturers of hydraulically operated light mechanical handling trucks and platforms. 350 employees.

See Hestair Group


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