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Kwikform

From Graces Guide
1950.
1952.
1952.
June 1958.
June 1961.

of Waterloo Road, Birmingham 25. Manufacturer and supplier of equipment to the building and civil engineering industry, especially scaffolding and form work.

1944 Private company, established presumably by C. Bryant and Son

1959 Bryant Holdings was incorporated; Kwikform was one of its subsidiaries[1]

1961 Manufacturers and distributors of equipment for sale or for hire to the building and civil engineering industry, specialising in steel scaffolding and formwork and ancillary equipment. [2]

c.1973 Became a public company

1977 acquired by Richard Costain

1983 GKN and Costain Group put their scaffolding sale and hire subsidiaries into a joint business GKN Kwikform[3]

1995 GKN Kwikform was acquired by Brown and Tawse[4], later renamed Bandt plc.

1995 The company was renamed Kwikform UK Ltd

2000 The trade and assets of Rapid Metal Developments were transferred into the company which became RMD Kwikform Ltd of Walsall, part of the Interserve Group.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan. 12, 1960
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times June 23, 1983
  4. The Times Nov. 30, 1995