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of The Ironworks, Plaxtol, near Sevenoaks, Kent. Telephone: Plaxtol 215. Cables: "Hyders, Plaxtol"

1947 British Industries Fair Advert as Manufacturers of Ornamental Wrought Ironwork: Table Lamps, Floor Standards, Lanterns, Chandeliers and Wall Brackets. Firescreens, Umbrella Stands, Stools and other useful gifts. (Furniture Section - Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand No. G. 2068) [1]

Metalwork in the Archives - Presentation drawings of hand-forged wrought iron gates and railings produced by Hyders Ltd along with their albums of designs and costings for furnishings such as candlesticks, firescreens, mirrors and cocktail cabinets. [2]

2008 Hyders are still in Sevenoaks, Kent.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1947 British Industries Fair Advert 318; and p142
  2. [1] V and A: Archive of Design