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Talbot Tool Co

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June 1944

The Talbot Tool Co Ltd. of 87, Borough High St., London. (1944)

1940 Company established by R. W. Griffiths and the head office was in Talbot Yard, Borough High St., London. Jig manufacture took place in premises on Southwark Bridge Road and was oversaw by G. A. Bennett.

During the Second World War the manufacturing moved to Brighton to escape air bombardment and allow for uninterrupted production of jig bushes and tooling parts for the Ministry of Aircraft Production.

1946 The head office transferred to Roedale Road, Brighton.

1958 New premises were obtained on Brighton's Hollingbury Industrial Estate.

See the present day company website

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