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Purex Lead Works

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of Greenford

1904 the Purex Lead Company opened a factory in Greenford, to take advantage of connections to the Great Western Railway.

1914 White lead manufacturers[1]

WWI Also used for munitions production during the war,

1919 The site became part of the Rockware Glass Syndicate Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. Kelly's Directory of Middlesex, 1914