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Atcraft Furniture Co

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of Wembley.

Furniture makers

c1879 Founded by Edwin Atkins

1922 Incorporated with Edwin Atkins, his son Claude Cyril Atkins and George Clifton Sunley as shareholders and directors.

1920s Changed its name to Atcraft Ltd, and moved to a factory at the Atcraft Works, Alperton, Wembley

The product range consited mainly of indoor and garden chairs, occasional and garden tables, hall furniture, bureaux, hammocks and camp beds, cots and playpens, prams and invalid chairs. In later years the firm concentrated almost entirely on producing nursery and garden furniture. The firm ceased trading in the 1980s

Note: Records for the company held at London Metropolitan University[1]


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