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Long and Crawford

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of Gorton Road, West Gorton, Manchester.

1911 Private company.

1960 Acquired by Lloyd's Packing Warehouses.[1]

1961 Electrical switchgear manufacturers. [2]

1988 Had about half of the British market for secondary distribution switchgear. Cope Allman sold Long and Crawford to GEC[3].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, January 11, 1961
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times, August 06, 1988