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Painter Brothers

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1947. Arrangement for applying dead load.

of Hereford, specialist in lattice tower constructions.

1920 Company founded.

1929 Private company.

Sometime before 1957 became a subsidiary of BICC[1]

1960 Supplying galvanized steel structures to BICC and worked with Bartles (Carn Brea) Ltd on railway electrification work[2]

1961 Electricity transmission towers and poles, radio and television masts, U.C. bridges and hangers, and other structural engineering and heavy galvanising. 450 employees. [3]

1968 Queen's Award to Industry for Export Achievement.

1969 Integrated in the BICC Construction activities[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times May 30, 1958
  2. The Times, May 23, 1960
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  4. The Times Mar 18, 1969