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Bartol Plastics

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Merchants and manufacturers of plastic plumbing components, of Yorkshire

c1960 Formed by Kevin McDonald

1966 60 percent of the capital was acquired by Hepworth Iron Co[1]

1970 Acquired Soilpipes from Ideal-Standard[2]

1971 Hepworth Ceramics acquired 2 builders merchants, J. W. Gaunt (Sanitary Fittings) and Cisterns Ltd, which would be operated by Bartol[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 21, 1966
  2. The Times, Sep 14, 1970
  3. The Times, May 08, 1971