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of 64 Cannon Street, London. Works: Richmond Street, Plaistow, Essex.
of Millbrook, Manor Road, Chigwell, Essex. Telephone: Hainault 2763. Cables: "Jeyes, Chigwell, Essex". (1947)
of Thetford, Norfolk.
'The Jeyes business was originally founded by John Jeyes who first patented a disinfectant fluid in 1877 which is still marketed today as Jeyes Fluid. Jeyes was granted the Royal Warrant in 1896 and is still a proud supplier to the Royal Household. Since those early years, many products have been developed which have met with huge approval from consumers and users for their effectiveness in solving many household and industrial cleaning and germ-killing problems.' 
1877 John Jeyes patented the disinfectant fluid still sold today as Jeyes Fluid. Jeyes produced his disinfectant in response to the poor social conditions prevalent in Britain at that time.
1881 Jeyes Sanitary Compounds Co registered a trademark for disinfectant, although this trademark is no longer in use.
1885 The company was registered on 11 November. 
1914 Specialities: Jeyes' Fluid, and other Disinfectants.
1947 British Industries Fair Advert by Jeyes Laboratories for 'Streph' the Complete Antiseptic. Safe in use - Sure in action and 'Suleo' (DDT) Hair Emulsion to Eradicate and Prevent Head Pest Infestation of Pediculosis Capitis. Undetectable in use. (Chemists' Supplies Section - Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand No. A.1309) 
1963 Acquired Three Hands Ltd
1972 Cadbury Schweppes acquired the company.
Name changed to Jeyes Ltd
c.1978 The Hygiene division was sold as Jeyes Hygiene
1986 The consumer company, with products including Jeyes Fluid, Parozone, Sanilav and Bloo, was bought out by its management and became Jeyes Group. The industrial division, Jeyes Hygiene, provided cleaning services and machines to offices, hospitals and hotels. The third business was Aerosol International 
1988 Company shares listed on the Stock Market
1990 Sold the blow-moulding factory at Thetford
1998 Jeyes was acquired by IWP of Dublin
2002 The company was bought out a second time by its management.
Products included Jeyes Fluid, Parozone, Bloo, Easy, Quickies, Kleen Off
2011 Registered office moved to Cambridge
2015 Registered office moved back to Thetford
Jeyes Ltd was renamed Easy Cleaning Solutions, part of the Aromair Group
2016 Jeyes Group was acquired by Henkel. Jeyes Ltd was acquired by Broomco Ltd, another member of the Aromair Group, and would continue toll manufacturing for Henkel for 3 years; Jeyes Ltd would also continue to make and sell products under the Easy, Quickies and Kleenoff brands as well as manufacturing private label products