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 163,368 pages of information and 245,906 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.

Wright, Anderson and Co

From Graces Guide
1928. Aircraft sheds at Croydon aerodrome.
1928.
December 1929.
1937.
Sept 1940.
1967.

of Gateshead.

1909 Company founded by J. Wright and William John Anderson

1910 Private company.

1920. Mr William Sharp was appointed London district representative.[1]

1922 They removed their London office from 11, Pancras-lane, Queen-street, to 11, Carteret-street, Queen Anne's-gate, Westminster.[2]

1937 Acquired by Barton and Sons.[3]

1939 See Aircraft Industry Suppliers

1961 Constructional engineers, engaged as bridge builders and structural steelwork. 600 employees.[4]

1963 Joined the Multi-Storey Construction Association of Glasgow.

1980 Barton and Sons announced the closure of its subsidiary Wright, Anderson and Co.[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1920/05/21, p 544.
  2. The Engineer 1922/08/04
  3. Birmingham Daily Gazette - 09 July 1937
  4. * 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  5. Wolverhampton Express and Star - 16 April 1980