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Butterley Brick

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by 1967 was a subsidiary of Butterley Co[1]

1968 Wiles Group bought a brick-making and engineering business, Butterley Co of Derby[2]. The brick making part of the business was put into Wiles' building materials group[3]

1972 British Steel sold its Thurcroft, Rotherham brickworks, and the Castle Brick Co and other brickworks of the strip division, to Butterley Brick Co, of Ripley[4]

1973 Butterley Brick Co acquired Midland Brick from the National Coal Board[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Aug 29, 1967
  2. The Times, Dec 04, 1968
  3. The Times, Dec 17, 1968
  4. The Times, Apr 07, 1972
  5. The Times, Oct 31, 1973