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 149,644 pages of information and 235,472 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.

Lavells

From Graces Guide

Lavells Ltd., Confectionery and tobacco retailer, of Knightsbridge, London

1933 Incorporated as a public company

1948 Had 55 shops, mainly in London and the South of England[1]

1951 Acquired by William Nuttall Ltd[2]

Sometime between 1951 and 1956 Arthur Guinness and Son acquired the whole of the company[3]

c.1982 After the confectionery interests were sold, Lavells was retained by Guinness as part of a short-lived move into convenience retailing

1987 Guinness sold all of its convenience stores, including Lavells.[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Nov. 15, 1948
  2. The Times Oct. 22, 1951
  3. The Times Feb. 3, 1956
  4. The Times Apr. 3, 1987