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.

Peter Cox (of Mitcham)

From Graces Guide

Peter Cox and Partners

Peter Cox Ltd. of Wates Way, Mitcham, Surrey (1971)

Peter Cox plc of Compass House, Manor Royal, Crawley, West Sussex (2022)

1967 Peter Cox and Partners (Scotland) were in liquidation

1969 Scaffolding (Great Britain) acquired Peter Cox and Partners and Peter Cox (Northern), a company which specialized in the restoration of historic buildings and monuments, stone cleaning and damp-proofing[1], and subsequently acquired Peter Cox Preservation Co[2]

1985 SGB acquired Stonewest, a specialist masonry and building restoration company based in Bristol

1986 John Mowlem and Co acquired SGB

1989 Peter Cox Company was formed as management buyout from John Mowlem and Co plc

1990 Operating divisions[3]:

  • Peter Cox Preservation
  • Stonewest Cox
  • Peter Cox Environment Services

1997 Renamed Terminix Peter Co Ltd., a subsidiary of The ServiceMaster Company of USA

1999 renamed Terminix

2003 The pest prevention division was sold to fellow company, Ecolab Ltd. Ecolab Services, provider of timber preservation services, was renamed Peter Cox Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Oct. 1, 1969
  2. The Times Jan. 22, 1970
  3. 1990 Annual report