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Tennant Group

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1946. From The British Trade Journal. March edition.

Various companies had grown from the business originally established by Charles Tennant in 1788.

1930 These companies were consolidated under the name of the Tennant Group of companies[1].

1946 Advert: Tennant Group comprised:

1997 Tennants Distribution Ltd was formed as a holding company for 3 distribution companies Charles Tennant and Co Ltd, Tennants (Lancashire) Ltd and Charles Tennant and Co (London) Ltd.

1999 Tennants (Lancashire) Ltd and Charles Tennant and Co (London) Ltd formally merged under the name Tennants Distribution Ltd. Charles Tennant and Co Ltd (based in Scotland) remained a separate subsidiary company.

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Sources of Information

  1. First Tennant Memorial Lecture, 1943, delivered by Brigadier General Sir William Alexander to the Glasgow section of the Society of Chemical Industry