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Whittingham and Mitchel, of Putney (sometimes spelt Mitchell), marine and structural engineers.
1929 Private company incorporated to acquire a motor coach and body builder in Fulham.
1933 Supplied coachwork for Vauxhall Light Six
Postwar: moved to Byfleet; specialised in light alloy marine equipment including boats.
1956 Moved to Chertsey
1963 Supplier of prefabricated units for the building industry.
1964 Public company; two-thirds of business was small ships, constructed in an unusual way at Chertsey; a subsidiary, Robinson Formings Ltd, had been located at North Hayling to allow expansion at Chertsey; the other part of the business was thermoplastic mouldings, such as for kitchens; novel combined kitchen/bathroom units were to be supplied to the Barbican development in London.