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Wolverhampton Steel and Iron Co

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Wolverhampton Steel and Iron Company

1918 of Osier Bed Works, Wolverhampton

1951 Wolverhampton Steel and Iron Company (1946) Ltd was nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act; became part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[1]

1954 Acquired Birchley Rolling Mills Ltd from the Holding and Realisation Agency[2].

1954 Company sold by the Holding and Realisation Agency to Thomas W. Ward[3].

1955 After the acquisition of Wolverhampton Steel and Iron Company by Thomas W. Ward, Birchley Rolling Mills was integrated into it, forming Wolverhampton and Birchley Rolling Mills Ltd[4].

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Hansard 19 February 1951
  2. The Times, 27 November 1954
  3. The Times, 27 November 1954
  4. The Times, 28 November 1955