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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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.

Tees Side Bridge and Engineering Works

From Graces Guide
1932.
May 1949.

of Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough, maker of constructional steelwork, including bridges, railway wagons, forgings special castings, and ingot moulds.

Also described as Teeside Bridge and Engineering Co and Tees-side Bridge and Engineering Co

1896 The company was registered on 25 July. [1] presumably as successor to Tees Side Iron and Engine Works Co.

1909 Contracted to provide 3 bridges for the SECR[2]

Pre-WWI Allan Stephen Quartermaine worked for the company for some time

1923 Order from the Admiralty for 12 oil tanks to be erected abroad[3]

1927 received an order for 6 mild steel oil tanks for the Admiralty at Pembroke[4]

1929 Received an order for all the galvanizing work needed in the region for the electrification scheme, representing about 2 years work[5]

1930 Dorman, Long and Co acquired an interest in the company[6]

1937 Bridge builders, constructional engineers and ironfounders. [7]

1954 Dorman Long and Company became a holding company on 2 October. The Holding and Realization Agency sold all of the shares in the company to the public[8].

1956 The AGM of Dorman, Long and Co was told about the performance of the main subsidiary companies[9] including Teesside Bridge and Engineering works at Middlesborough

1965 Walkout by some of the workers when one man was dismissed[10]

1969 part of British Steel (Northern and Tubes Group). Received an order from USA for galvanized electricity transmission towers[11]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Jan 27, 1909
  3. The Times, Nov 09, 1923
  4. The Times Feb. 21, 1927
  5. The Times Sept. 25, 1929
  6. The Times Dec 18, 1930
  7. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  8. The Times, 4 January 1956
  9. The Times, 4 January 1956
  10. The Times, Feb 16, 1965
  11. The Times Apr. 17, 1969