of Universe Works, Birmingham 9
1770 Established by William Wright
Continued by his sons John and Edwin Wright
c.1927 Adopted the name Wright's Ropes
By 1929 was amongst the largest rope-works in the country, manufacturing heavy wire ropes and fine aeroplane cables, large hemp and manila ropes and fine cords and twines.
The present works were in two portions - Garrison Street works and the new works at Fawdry Street.
1937 Steel ropes for all purposes.
1937 Supplier of Tru-Lay Ropes
1960 Steel ropes.
Sources of Information
- 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
- The Times, Jul 15, 1937
- The Times, Nov 20, 1937
- Mining Year Book 1960. Published by Walter E. Skinner. Advert p753