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Laycock Engineering

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November 1954.
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of Victoria Works, Archer Road, Millhouses, Sheffield.

1953 formerly Laycock Engineering Co, part of Birfield Industries

1953 Laycock-de Normanville overdrive system (see advert)

1954 Laycock-Whitlay Routication (see advert)

1954 Layrub transmission systems (see advert)

1955 Acquired Vacuum Brake Co

1963 Laycock clutches (see advert)

1961 Precision engineers and manufacturers of equipment for motor, aircraft and railway industries, specialising in overdrives, universal joints, propellor shafts and clutch centres; locomotive and railway coach fittings, railway brakes; garage equipment.[1]

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Clutch assemblies and garage equipment. Linked with Shotton Brothers.[2]

1973 GKN Laycock garage equipment (see advert)

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. 1963 Motor Show