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of Head Offices: Sutton Sidir g, Macclesfield. Macadam Quarries: Hollin Lane, Sutton; and Stonyfold, Bosley. Gravel Quarries; Hawkshead, Fool's Nook, and Rough Hey, Gawsworth.

1914 Tar Macadam Manufacturers, Asphaltors, &c. Owners of five Quarries, private Railway Siding, four Canal Wharves and two Tar Macadam Works. Staff: About fifty. Specialities: Macclesfield Gravel, well known for its good wearing qualities, rich brown colour and good binding qualities. Suitable for estate roads, carriage drives and footpaths; also Tar Macadam for roads and playgrounds.

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