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October 1951.
April 1952.

of 150 Helen Street, Govan, Glasgow

1900 [1] /1908 [2] Company founded by Alexander William Stewart and his two brothers Frederick and William[3]

1910 The Great Eastern Railway Co's turbine steamer St Petersburg was fitted with the Thermotank heating and ventilation system[4]

1916 Formation of Thermotank Shell Co

1922 Ventilating, Heating and Cooling Engineers, 55, West Regent Street Glasgow. Maker of patented ventilating units and ventilating fans.

1924 Name changed.

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1955 Name changed.

1959 Merger of J. and E. Hall with Thermotank, forming Hall-Thermotank[5]

1961 Air conditioning, heating and ventilating engineers. 1,350 employees.[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1933/08/11
  2. The Engineer 1950/03/17
  3. The Times, Mar 11, 1950
  4. The Times, Jul 09, 1910
  5. The Times, Jun 23, 1959
  6. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE