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Worcester Group

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of Navigation Road, Diglis, Worcester, maker of central heating equipment

also at Clay Cross Derbyshire, oil boiler factory.

1962 Business founded - see Worcester Engineering

1987 Moved to full Stock Exchange listing from USM[1]

1988 The core business was Worcester Heat Systems[2]

1990 Acquired Grate Glow Fires[3]

1992 Acquired by Robert Bosch[4]

1996 Cecil Duckworth retired

2003 Introduction of new high efficiency condensing boilers

2005 Added solar thermal water heating to the product range

2006 Introduction of ground source heat pumps

2007 Introduced Greensource air-to-water and air-to-air heat pumps

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, September 22, 1987
  2. The Times, September 22, 1988
  3. The Times, September 27, 1990
  4. The Times April 17, 1992
  • [1] Worcester-Bosch