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Walter Slingsby and Co

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April 1913.
Nov 1919.
Dec 1921.
October 1952.

Maker of pipe fittings, of New Dam Works, Keighley, Yorks - WASK; of Station works, Keighley, Yorks.

Later of Woodhouse Road, Keighley, Yorkshire.

Established 1888

Incorporated as a Private Limited Co. in 1908.

1922 Products: malleable cast pipe fittings, including unions, elbows, tees, flanges, etc.

1922 Directors are Walter Slingsby and Charles Slingsby

1937 Advert. WASK - 'Up and Down' lamp suspension gear (street lighting).[1]

1972 Acquired by Glynwed and would be rationalised with Hipkiss[2]

1975 Part of the Glynwed Group[3]

2015 See Company website

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Hull Daily Mail - Wednesday 03 October 1934
  2. The Times, Apr 13, 1972
  3. The Times, Jul 30, 1975