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of Sevenoaks, Kent
c.1974 The name of Marley Tile Co was changed to Marley; 25 UK subsidiaries.
1974 Divisions were Marley Homes, Marley Triform and Marley Doors, as well as subidiary companies.
Continued to grow by acquisition
1981 10 concrete tile factories in the UK
1983 Marley Homecare rebranded Payless DIY
1985 Mr Jack Aisher retired as chairman, the first time since the company was founded that an Aisher did not run the company.
1985 Marley sold its shops, to concentrate on production of products.