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Lead and Alloys

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Smelter and processer of lead scrap, of Abbey Wood, London SE2

c.1951 Company incorporated

1965 Rights issue and public placing of shares[1]. Garnham, Harris and Elton owned 37.3% of the company.

1969 Introduction of non-ferrous merchanting at the London and Yorkshire works under a new company, Landa Metals. Acquired Garnham, Harris and Elton (Overseas)) which was renamed Landa Metals (Overseas). Main company became a holding company[2]

1970 Esperanza Trade and Transport acquired the 36% of the shares in the company owned by IMI Group[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times 15 March 1965
  2. The Times 12 September 1969
  3. The Times 16 May 1970