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of Clarence Road, Hunslet, Leeds, 10. Telephone: Leeds 27468. Telegraphic Address: "Oxbros, Leeds". (1937)
1895 Company founded.
1920 Private company.
1923 Name changed.
1937 Company made public.
1937 British Industries Fair Advert for electrically welded Gasholders and Purifiers. Makers and erectors of Gas, Chemical and Tar Distillation Plant. Specialists in Electrically Welded Gasholders, Purifiers (incorporating our patent Reverse and Devided Flow Valves), Stills, High Pressure Vessels, Tanks, etc. Also Gasholder repairs by electric welding. (Gas: Industrial and Domestic Section - Stand No. Ca.915).
1961 Gas, chemical and constructional engineers. 300 employees.
1963 Acquired Robert Dempster and Sons which became Oxley Dempster.