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Redland Tiles

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November 1957.
November 1961.

of Castlefield Road, Reigate

1946 Redland Ltd changed its name to Redland Tiles Ltd.

1946 Acquired the Timsbury Tile Co, at Chipping Sodbury in Gloucestershire, Romsey, Hants. and Runfold in Surrey.

1948 Acquired factory at Stockton-on-Tees

1950-75 Acquired several other companies (makers of roof tiles) as well as opened new factories.

1963 Rugby Portland Cement Co acquired Eastwoods Group and sold Eastwoods Ltd to Redland Holdings who sold Eastwood Cement back to Rugby Portland, including its 3 cement plants[1].

1968 New factory opened at Wigan to produce 13 million tiles a year. Plant built by Redland Engineering

1976 Redland Tiles Ltd was renamed Redland Roof Tiles Ltd

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr 29, 1963