Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 149,755 pages of information and 235,473 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Lloyds (Burton)

From Graces Guide
November 1950.
February 1952.
January 1953.
November 1954.
November 1957.

of Burton-on-Trent

By 1987 was the last of the 3 foundries of F. H. Lloyd and Co

Became part of Triplex Lloyd

Although Lloyds (Burton) was trading profitably, by 1989 it was no longer relevant to the Triplex Lloyd strategy. When an offer was received from William Cook, Triplex Lloyd was therefore willing to dispose of the business. Lloyds (Burton) was at the time of its acquisition the second largest steel castings producer in the United Kingdom after Cook.

1990 Maker of steel castings for valves, engineering etc. Acquired by William Cook; Triplex retained the tube spinning part of the business [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times January 18, 1990
  • Competition Commission report 1990