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Scunthorpe Rod Mill

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1950 Company formed by GKN and Templeborough Rolling Mills to operate the wire rod mill transferred from GKN's Cardiff site to Scunthorpe[1].

1953 Templeborough Rolling Mills's holding in Scunthorpe Rod Mill Ltd was sold to the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[2].

1955 Private sale of John Lysaght's Scunthorpe works by the Holding and Realisation Agency[3] to GKN[4] including the wholly-owned subsidiary Scunthorpe Rod Mill Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jun 24, 1950
  2. The Times, 5 August 1953
  3. The Times, 31 January 1956
  4. The Times, 29 June 1956