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London Brick Company and Forders

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April 1935. Phorpres.
August 1935.

Ground clay is fed automatically to presses, which mould the bricks at high pressure between heated dies; pressure is applied in four steps, each progressively stronger than the last - which gave rise to the company's trade mark "Phorpres."

1923 Formed from the merger of the London Brick Co and B. J. Forder and Son.[1]

1936 Company name changed to London Brick Co.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, March 16, 1937