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1987 TI sold its home heating division, [[Glow Worm Boilers]] and [[Parkray]], to [[Hepworth Iron Co|Hepworth Ceramic Holdings]]<ref>The Times, April 02, 1987</ref>
 
1987 TI sold its home heating division, [[Glow Worm Boilers]] and [[Parkray]], to [[Hepworth Iron Co|Hepworth Ceramic Holdings]]<ref>The Times, April 02, 1987</ref>
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Today, Parkray is based near Exeter in Devon, offering solid fuel and multi-fuel heating devices.
  
 
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* Parkray [http://www.parkray-stoves.co.uk/html/About.html]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:43, 19 May 2013

The Parkray was a solid fuel convector fire, designed and made by Radiation, in response to the proposal of the 1952 Ridley Committee[1]

1961 Radiation consolidated its central heating equipment under the Parkray brand, whether working on gas, oil or solid fuel[2]

1967 Radiation was taken over by Tube Investments

1968 Strike at the factory at Belper[3]

1987 TI sold its home heating division, Glow Worm Boilers and Parkray, to Hepworth Ceramic Holdings[4]

Today, Parkray is based near Exeter in Devon, offering solid fuel and multi-fuel heating devices.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Apr 01, 1954
  2. The Times, May 02, 1961
  3. The Times, Dec 05, 1968
  4. The Times, April 02, 1987