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Braithwaite and Co Engineers

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March 1946.

Braithwaite and Co Engineers of Bookham, Surrey

1884 Braithwaite and Kirk was established at Crown Bridge Works, West Bromwich.

1913 Became Braithwaite and Co Engineers, an engineering firm that produced ‘trench covers’, railway points, water tanks and skin and deck plating for ships. Also owned the Neptune Engineering works, Newport.

1921 Private company.

1922 of Crown Bridge Works, West Bromwich. Manufacturer of bridges and constructional steelwork.

1927 Company made public.

1961 Constructional engineers and bridge builders. Works at West Bromwich and Newport[1]

Now called Braithwaite, based in Newport [2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 22, 1961
  2. [1] Braithwaite heritage webpage