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Denhams Engineering Co

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1959. Heavy Duty Lathe.
Detail. Exhibit at the Museum of East Anglian Life.

Denham's Engineering Company, of Empire Works, Holmfield, Halifax

1899 Private company.

1937 Machine tool manufacturers.

1961 Machine tool makers, specialising in centre lathes and surface / boring lathes. 200 employees.

1961 Charles Churchill and Co acquired Denham's Engineering Co, whose lathes were complementary to those of Churchill-Redman[1]

A large Denham lathe is on display at the Museum of East Anglian Life.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 29, 1961