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Roofing contractor and manufacturer of various roofing products, of 72 Lincoln House, 296/302 High Holborn, London, WC1. Telephone: Holborn 9501 (4 lines). Telegraphic Address: "Ruberoid, London"; factory at Brimsdown, Middx.
of 663 Commonwealth House, 1-19 New Oxford Street, London, WC1, (1949) (1960).
1914 Waterloo House, Knightrider Street, London E.C.
1935 Public company incorporated to acquire a company of similar name
1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Bitumen roofings for every type of roof and building. Ruberoid for large buildings, Starex and Pluvex for smaller buildings. Bitumen Damp Courses, Hessian Based and Lead-lined, Asbestos Roofings, Slaters' Felts. (Stand No. B.411) 
WWII Developed system of prefabricated landing strips for aircraft.
Post-WWII: Products included Ruberoid and Astos roofomh, Zylex slater's felts, Pluvex and Astos damp proof membranes
1988 Acquired by Tarmac
1993 Floated on the stock market