Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,755 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Allied Textile Companies

From Graces Guide

of Huddersfield

of Birstall (1994)

of Barnsley

1904 R. Beanland and Co Ltd was incorporated

1963 name changed to Allied Textile Companies Ltd

1964 Acquired W. Whitehead[1]

1993 Three main operations:

  • Fabrics from natural fibres
  • Textiles from synthetic fibres, especially for clothing
  • Carpets.

The company acquired Coating Applications (Textiles) Ltd and its subsidiary Coating Applications (Elastomers) Ltd adding to the fabric coating operations of J. B. Broadley. Had recently acquired the worsted spinning capacity of John Foster and Son plc. Southfield Mills worsted spinning operations in Huddersfield were sold to Hield Brothers - Thomas Birkhead and Son, Moxon Huddersfield, Southfield Mills Manufacturing Co, and W. Whitehead and Sons.[2]

1981 Re-registered as Allied Textile Companies Public Limited Company.

1994 The Willey and Pearson and Joseph Lumb businesses were transferred to Queensbury Mill, Halifax. The main operating units in Britain, parts of ATC Manufacturing Ltd, were:[3]

1995 Re-registered as Allied Textile Companies plc

2010 Registered office moved to Barnsley

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 1, 1964
  2. 1994 Circular to shareholders
  3. 1994 Annual report