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W. W. Haffenden

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of Richborough, Sandwich, Kent.

Manufacturers of rubber mouldings and Duraplug electrical accessories.

1945 Founded by Wallace Wilson-Haffenden.

1947 Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1960 A new holding company Haffenden-Richborough was formed to acquire the share capital of W. W. Haffenden, and its subsidiaries Richborough Rubber Works, and Sandwich Engineering Co.[1]

1971 Haffenden-Richborough acquired by the London Rubber Company.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, December 7, 1960
  2. The Times, January 25, 1971