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West's Gas Improvement Co

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1894. Air compressor for Manchester Gas Works.
March 1903.
September 1909.
October 1909.
December 1910.
January 1911.
August 1912.
February 1913.
April 1913.
February 1914. Glover-West.
June 1958.

West's Gas Improvement Company of Albion Iron Works, Miles Platting, Manchester.

1874 Company founded by John West.

1894 Private company.

1894 Air Compressor for Manchester Gas Works with valve gear. [1]

1927 See Aberconway for information on the company and its history.

1935 See West's Gas Improvement Co:1935 Review.

1935 Subsidiaries included the Derbyshire Silica Firebrick Co, and West's Rotinoff Piling and Construction Co.[2]

1959 Re-registered as the Holding Company of the WGI Group.

1961 Gas engineers. [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 18th May 1894 p424
  2. The Times, October 18, 1935
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE