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Engaged in housing, building and civil engineering

1948 Tarran Industries changed its name to Myton Ltd[1]

1949 As a result of customer resistance, the company had moved from factory-built housing in England to traditional construction but the attitude in Scotland was different and the firm had continued with factory-built housing there. Also involved in civil engineering. Also had formed a subsidiary Industrial Joinery (Kingston) Ltd in November 1948[2]

1955 Taylor Woodrow acquired a substantial interest in the company[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 05, 1948
  2. The Times , Jul 30, 1949
  3. The Times , Jan 03, 1955