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British Industrial History

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August 1958.
February 1962.
August 1963.
January 1969.
January 1969.
June 1989.
June 1989.
November 1990.

of Long Eaton, Nottingham.

of Coventry (1989)

Maker of gas cookers, gas fires, radiators, kitchen equipment and other metal products

1958 Allied Ironfounders offered Leisure stainless steel sinks (see advert).

1960 Allied Ironfounders introduced Leisure domestic gas cookers and refrigerators[1]

1962 Started making pressed steel radiators for heating systems, at the Leisure works[2]

1969 Allied Ironfounders was acquired by Glynwed

1980 Ceased to manufacture steel baths[3]

1997 Leisure Rangemaster cookers were offered[4]

2001 Glynwed became AGA Foodservice

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 22, 1960
  2. The Times, Jul 26, 1963
  3. The Times, Jun 27, 1980
  4. The Times, March 15, 1997