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Venner Ltd, electro-mechanical engineers, of New Malden.
1906 Business founded by R. Venner.
1911 Business incorporated as Venner Time Switches Ltd, a private company.
By 1953 the parent company had adopted the name of Venner Ltd; Venner Electronics was a wholly-owned subsidiary; accumulator development was progressing; the company had been responsible for most of the "Belisha Beacons" installations in the UK; foreseeing an opportunity in the UK, the company had acquired exclusive rights to an American design of parking meter. 
1961 Manufacturers of automatic electrical switchgear and scientific apparatus, including time-switches, parking meters and electronic instruments. 1,200 employees.