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Trent Concrete

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of Colwick, Nottinghamshire, manufacture of ready mix concrete, and design and erection of pre-cast concrete structures. Telephone: Carlton 58244. Telegraphic Address: "Concrete, Netherfield"

1917 Company founded by Sir Ernest Jardine. [1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Reconstructed Stone, Steps, Carvings, Garden Ornaments. Stone-work erected in form of large doorway with cornice and pediment. (Stand No. B.902) [2]

By 1961, a subsidiary Hoveringham Concrete Co manufactured pre-stressed concrete products. Trent Concrete was part of Dobson Hardwick[3]


Note: (08/08)

  • Trent Concrete is still in Colwick and has its own website: [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] Trent Concrete
  2. 1937 British Industries Fair p425
  3. The Times, Feb 06, 1970