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British Industrial History

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October 1936.
October 1937. Prysometer.
October 1955.

of 111 Salisbury Road, Kilburn, London, NW6.

An Anglo-French company

1932 Formation of private company. W. and T. Avery owned a substantial interest. The company was responsible for distribution of petrol pumps[1]

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Meter Pumps for Petrol and Oil. (Stand Nos. D.613 and D.512). As part of W. and T. Avery Advert 599. [2]

1937 Petrol pump manufacturers. "Avery-Hardoll" Petrol Pumps. [3]

1952 Patent - Improvements in or relating to liquid measuring and dispensing apparatus.

1953 Formation of JV with Beck and Co called Pump Maintenance Ltd., a nationwide petrol pump maintenance business.

1961 Manufacturers of petrol pumps and engineering products for use in the automobile, aviation and ancillary industries. 700 employees. [4]

1982 Patent - Fluid Measuring System.

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