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1982 Acquired the rights to the "Denver Boot" wheel clamp from a competitor in Scunthorpe[1]

1983 The Metropolitan Police decided to use the wheel clamp as a deterrent to illegal parking[2]

1989 Acquired by Bridon from Tinsley Wire Industries

1992 of Marsh Road, Middlesbrough, maker of vehicle wheel clamp[3]

2004 Acquired by Hill and Smith Holdings[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 29, 1990
  2. The Times, September 29, 1990
  3. The Times, March 20, 1992
  4. The Times, November 02, 2004