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British Industrial History

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of 17 Tower Royal, Cannon Street, London

of Knightsbridge, London, SW (1914)

1834 Company founded.

1891 The company was registered on 9 December, to acquire the iron buildings and roofing business of J. C. Humphreys. [1]

1909-10 Built Old Trafford stadium, the home of Manchester United F.C.

1914 Supply, delivery and erection of transportable iron buildings for exhibitions, hospitals, schools, churches, chapels, warehouses, bungalows for home and export; iron-framed fireproof and concrete buildings. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book