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Ledward and Beckett

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Evaporative Condenser Plant At Southend. View Of Condenser. 1909.
Evaporative Condenser Plant At Southend. Grease Separator, Atmospheric Valve. 1909.
Evaporative Condenser Plant At Southend. Interior Of Pump Room. 1909.
Evaporative Condenser Plant At Southend. Switchboard For Pumps. 1909.
February 1959. Automatic Water Screens.

of 11 Tothill Street, Westminster, Test Works at New Cross, S.E.

1894 Company established by Thomas Ledward and Edward H. Beckett under the title of Ledward and Co.

1902 Incorporated as a limited company, presumably Ledward and Beckett

1907 Advert. Condensers, ejector and evaporative types. [1]

1914 Engineers. Specialities: steam economy and condensing installations. [2]

Director: E. H. Beckett, A.M.Inst.C.E. (Managing Director).

1923 Company reconstructed as Ledward and Beckett (1923) Ltd; E. H. Beckett was chairman[3]

1939 Thomas H. Beckett was governing director.

1095 Company wound up voluntarily; F A May was chairman[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Pocket-Book for Mechanical Engineers by David Allen Low. Published 1907 by Longmans, Green and Co
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The London Gazette 13 April 1923
  4. The London Gazette 8 August 1985