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George Wimpey and Co

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March 1960. Wimpey Houses.
2016. Ardour Bridge Plaque, Pitlochry. (Image: Bob Walton)
2016. Ardour Bridge, Pitlochry. (Image: Bob Walton)

1949 Built the Ardour Bridge, Pitlochry.

1982 George Wimpey bought out Brown and Root's 50% share of the Great Yarmouth module fabrication yard. Wimpey also acquired the nearby Marine Base Stevedores as a further offshore service. Brown and Root retained a 50:50 share of the Highlands Fabricators yard at Nigg Bay with Wimpey.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1982/12/02