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Factories in Peterlee, Stanley Newton Aycliffe, Giltbrook, Portsmouth, Sandiacre, Shoreham, Woodville.
Head office lingerie: Nottingham; head office casual wear: Rotherham
1989 Claremont Garments, the manufacturing arm of the Alexon Group, had 2 parts: contract manufacturing and branded wear, through newly established Mead Manufacturing; it advertised for a managing director for Mead
1991 Alexon demerged Claremont because of increasing competition between Alexon and Marks and Spencer, Claremont's principal customers