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Aird and Sons

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1895 when Charles Lucas died, the businesses of Lucas and Aird were reorganised as:

Other company projects included the construction of reservoirs at Hampton and Staines in Middlesex, the Beckton plant of the Gas Light and Coke Company, and Brighton's sewerage system. Overseas projects included waterworks in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Berlin, and gasworks in Copenhagen and Moscow. In joint venture with other contractors, Aird & Sons constructed the Calcutta waterworks.

1911 After the death of Sir John Aird, the businesses of John Aird and Sons, and Westminster Construction Co were amalgamated as Airds Ltd[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 03, 1911