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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.

1953 British Industries Fair: Companies B

From Graces Guide

Note: This is a sub-section of the 1953 British Industries Fair

Held 27th April - 8th May at Olympia and Earl's Court

Companies - A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - Q - R - S - T - U - V - W - X - Y - Z

  • B. and S. (Manufacturing and Distributing) Co, Ltd. Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand Q.21 472, Caledonian Road, London, N.7. Teleph.: North 4454-5.—Manufacturers and Producers Of “ Enid Blyton ” Jigsaws, Games and Building Bricks. “ Hotshot ” Airguns, Dartboards, Darts, Table Tennis, Catapults, “ Bestime ” Money Boxes. Novelty Fur Toys. Indoor and Outdoor Games.
  • B.S.A. Guns, Ltd. Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand P.2 Marshall Lake Road, Shirley, Birmingham. Teleph.: Birmingham, Shirley 2281. Cables: “Armoury, Birmingham.”—Manufacturers Of Air Rifles, Sporting Rifles, Target Rifles and Single Barrel Shot Guns. See Advt. Page 153
  • B. S. Bacon (Games), Ltd. Olympia, 3rd Floor, Stand Q.63a Besbac Works, Llanrwst, North Wales. Teleph. : Llanwrst 115.—Manufacturers Of High Class Wooden Toys, Dolls’ Houses, Dolls’ Cots and Beds, Garages, Forts, Etc. Skipping Ropes, Ball-Bearing and Toy. Table Tennis Sets, Etc.
  • D. Badcock (Wharves), Limited. Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand V.4 London Wharf, Manchester Road, Cubitt Town, London, E.14. Teleph. : East 4111. Cables : “ Deebadcol, Pop., London.”—^Wharfingers, Hauliers, Export Packers. All Classes Of Goods Packed For Export. Private Rail Sidings, Riverside Warehouses, Lorries. Goods Collected. Packed, Stored, Delivered To Ship.
  • Baker, Britt and Co, Ltd. Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand V.Io 16, Upper Thames Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. : City 6951. Cables : “ Babritco, Cent, London.” Offices Also At Liverpool and Glasgow.— Shipping, Air Freight and Passenger Agents To All Parts Of The World. Export Packing, Casing, Electric Press Baling. See Advt. Page 92
  • G. P. and J. Baker, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.328 5, Giltspur Street, London, E.C.L. Teleph. : City 6731. Cables : “ Ararat, London.” Works : Swaislands Fabric Printing Co., Crayford, Kent.~ Manufacturers and Printers Of Furnishing Fabrics. See Advt. Page 169
  • Baker Platinum, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand D.19 52, High Holborn, London, W.C.L. Teleph, : Chancery 8711. Cables : “ Platmetals, London.”—Manufacturers Of The “ Deoxo ” Processes For The Catalytic Purification, Hydrogenation, and Oxidation Of Gases. Precious Metal Chemicals and Catalysts. Platinum Laboratory Ware. See Advt. Page 53
  • Bakers "Selhurst" Radio (Proprietors : Electron Directors, Ltd.) Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand B.9 24, Dingwall Road, Croydon, Surrey. Teleph, : Croydon 2271. Cables : “ Storey, Croydon.”—Manufacturers Of High Fidelity Loudspeakers, Amplifiers, Receivers, Radiograms, Corner Cabinets and All Associated Equipment.
  • Banda, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.505 136, Clerkenwell Road, London, E.C.L. Teleph. : Terminus 7691. Cables : “ Bandalon, Cent, London.”—Manufacturers Of Unbreakable Watch Glasses In Perspex and Cellulose Acetate. Leather Watch Straps and Cordettes.
  • H. W. Bannister, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.102 andR.108 Forest Shed and Hollin Hall Mills, Trawden, Near Colne, Lancs. Teleph. : Trawden, Wycoller 236-7. Cables : “ Banco, Colne.” and 18, Tariff Street, Manchester.—Spinners, Doublers, Dyers, Manufacturers, Finishers Of Flannelettes, Winceyettes, Ginghams, Chambrays, Seersuckers, Check Rayons, Sports Shirtings, Tartans, Corduroys, Suedettes, Moleskins. See Advt. Page 30
  • Barclays Bank Limited Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand V.12 and Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand A.31 54, Lombard Street, London, E.C.3. Teleph. : Mansion House 1567. Cables : “ Fifty-Four, Stock, London.”—World-Wide Facilities Through Barclays Bank (D.C. and O.), Barclays Bank (Canada), Barclays Bank (France) Limited, Barclays Overseas Development Corporation Limited, British Linen Bank and Correspondent Banks.
  • Barr and Stroud, Limited Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand B.35 Anniesland, Glasgow, W.3. Teleph. : Glasgow, Scotstoun 4241. Cables : “ Telemeter, Phone, Glasgow.”—Manufacturers Of Optical, Mechanical, and Electrical Instruments, Including Naval, Navigational, and Land Surveying Rangefinders, Submarine Periscopes, Aerial Survey Instruments, Radar Chart Comparison Units, Optical Filters, Binoculars.
  • Barracks Fabrics Printing Co, Limited, The Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.310 Lower Heys Miu, Black Lane, Macclesfield, Teleph. : Macclesfield 3165-6-7. Cables: “Blockprint, Macclesfield.” London Office: 11, Argyll Street, W.L. Teleph. : Gerrard 1136.—Textile Printers Of Hand, Block and Screen Printed Suk Foulards, Scarves, Dress Fabrics, Handkerchiefs and Furnishings.
  • Barratts Photo Press, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand A.43 107-110, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Central 7734-5,—Producers Of Photographs For Publishers, Advertising, Industry and The Press. Photographs Of Goods For Export, Catalogues, Exhibitions. Studio and Outdoor Photography. Press Photo Service Available. Exhibition Stands Photographed.
  • Barrie, Chester, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.Loo Westmorland House, 127-131, Regent Street, London, W.L. Teleph. : Regent 4733-4-5. Cables: “ Ackclothes, Phone, London ”—Manufacturers Of Men’s and Women’s Handmade Suits, Coats and Sports Wear.
  • Barrywald Products, Limited Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand B.14 62, London Wall, London, E.C.2. Teleph. : Monarch 4922-3.—Manufacturers Of “ Barrywald ” Safety Automatic Incinerator, Incorporating All Features For The Foolproof and Economical Disposal Of Higlily Infectious Waste. As Used In Hospitals, Factories, Schools, Institutions See Advt. Page 149
  • A. Barton and Co. (Toys), Ltd. Olympia, 3rd Floor, Stand Q.69 54, East Hiu, London, S.W.18. Teleph. : Vandyke 4479.—Manufacturers Of “ Model Home ” Series Dolls’ House Furniture In Wood. Railway Buildings, Tunnels, Etc. Sole Agents For “ Grecon ” Flexible Miniature Dolls.
  • Batley and Co. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand F. La Gorsey Works, Stockport, Cheshire. Teleph.: Stockport 3880. Cables : “ Batley, Gorsey Works, Stockport.”—Manufacturers Of “ Elbie ” Dustless Dusters, Anti-Dim Eyeglass Cloths, Motorists’ Windscreen Clear View Cloths, Plastic Asbestos Compound, “ Maracas ” A Toy and Musical Instrument. Pine Fluid,
  • Baumann, Herbert, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.33 Coventry House, South Place, London, E.C.2. Teleph. : Monarch 6281. Cables : “ Baumanicur, London,”—Manufacturers Of Manicure Sets, Sewing Sets and Novelties In Fancy Goods.
  • W. B. Bawn and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand J.40 Byronworks, Blackhorse Lane, London, E.17. Teleph.: Larkswood 4411-4. Cables : “ Bopeep, Walt, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Helmsman ” Steel Storage and Office Equipment, “ Vedette ” Steel Desks, “ Helmsman ” Clothes Lockers, Steel Shelving, Bins, Racks, Cupboards. Pressure Vessels, Vehicle Tanks ; General Metal Fabrications.
  • Beanstalk Shelving, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand J.6 45, South Street, Chichester, Sussex. Teleph.: Chichester 4059.—Manufacturers Of The “ Beanstalk ” Patent Extending Rack In Sizes From 15 Ins. To 9 Ft. Long. Stove-Enamelled, Tinned Or Galvanised. Erected In Minutes, Extended At Will.
  • Beasley, French and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand G.44 Vale Lane, Bedminster, Bristol, 3. Teleph. : Bristol 64283-7.—Manufacturers Of Aniline Printing Machines, Bag and Envelope Making Machines, Letterpress Machinery, Slitting and Rewinding Machines and Other Special Machinery For Converting Paper and Film.
  • L. M. Beasley and Co, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.73 8, Stafford Road, Caterham, Surrey. Teleph. : Caterham 559.—Manufacturers Of Artistic Lampshades, Floor and Table Standards. Large Range In Many Designs Available.
  • Bedford, John, and Sons, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.115 Lion Works, Mowbray Street, Sheffield, 3. Teleph. : Sheffield 26381. Cables : “ Bedfords, Sheffield.”—Manufacturers Of Manicure Files and Tweezers, Instrument Makers’ Files and Tweezers.
  • Bell (Toys and Games), Ltd. Olympia, 3rd Floor, Stand Q.90 Primus House, Willow Street, London, E.C.2. Teleph.: Bishopsgate 7402.— Manufacturers Of Plastic Toys, Novelties, Key Chain Puzzles, Mickey Mouse Home Cine, Boxed Games and Toys, Chemistry Outfits, Dolls’ Dressing Sets, Jigsaw Puzzles, Work Boxes, Etc.
  • Bellow Machine Co, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.533 and R.638 Grafton Street, Leeds, 7. Teleph.: Leeds 30221. London Office: 266, Bishopsgate, E.C.2.—Manufacturers Of Industrial Sewing Machines, Electric Cutting, Steam Pressing Conveyors and All Machinery Used In Garment Manufacturing, Dyeing, Textile and Allied Trades.
  • Beney, Limited Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.65 “ Saville Works,” Croydon Road, Beckenham, Kent. Teleph.: Beckenham 0191-2. Cables : “ Snowwhite, Edo., London.”—Manufacturers Of Beney Precision Engineered Pocket and Table Lighters, Beney Lighter Fluid Bottles and Capsules, Beney Wicks, Astra Lighter Flints, Economic Gaslighter and Tobacconists’ Sundries.
  • Benlow, Limited Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.84 Benlow Works, Silverdale Road, Hayes, Middlesex. Teleph.: Hayes 0441. Cables: “ Benlow, Hayes, Middx.”—Manufacturers Of Cigarette Cases, Lighters Pocket Knives, Scissors, Powder Compacts, Tobacconists’ Sundries, Smokers’ Requisites, Coronation Gift Lines.
  • Benn Brothers, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand A.14 Bouverie House, 154, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Central 3212. Cables : “ Benbrolish, Fleet, London.”—Publishers Of “ British Trade Journal,” “ Industria Britanica,” “ Hardware Trade Journal,” “ Cabinet Maker,” “ Electrician ”, “ Chemical Age,” “ Timber Trades Journal,” “ Leather Trades Review,” “ Newspaper World,” “ Ice Cream Industry.”
  • Bennett and Jennison, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor. Stand M.L Ladysmith Road, Grimsby, Lincolnshire. Teleph. : Grimsby 55016-7.— Manufacturers Of Pictures, Frames, Mouldings, Firescreens, Watercolours, Oil Paintings, Barbola Mirrors, Bookends, Candlesticks, Workstands, Tables, Hotel and Office Furniture, Powder Bowls, Plaques, Tea Wagons, Leather Frames. See Advt. Page 71 Bentima Co. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.501 Teleph. : Avenue 5035. Cables: Buergship, London.’’-^Manufacturers Of 8-Day Pendulum Spring Driven Chiming, Striking and Timepiece Clocks In Mantelpiece, Wall, Grandmother and Reproduction Cases. Also 8-Day Seven Jewelled Lever and 30-Hour Clocks.
  • H. G. Benwell and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand E.10 224, Brighton Road, Coulsdon, Surrey. Teleph. : Uplands 0294. Cables : “ Inlaid, London.”—Manufacturers Of Guaranteed Shaving Brushes In Ivory, Hom, Plastic To Suit All Countries. Hog Hair Fitches, Lining Fitches, Stencil, Typewriter Brushes. “ Supreme,” “ Welcome,” “ Majestic,” Pastry Brushes.
  • Berwick's Toy Co, Ltd. Olympia, 3rd Lioor. Stand Q.84 South Hunter Street, Liverpool, 1. Teleph.: Liverpool, Royal 7865.— Manufacturers Of Cowboy and Indian Suits ; Conductor Sets ; Post Office Sets ; Sweet Shops ; Pastry Sets ; Sewing Sets ; Games Compendiums ; Football Games ; Boxed Games, Etc.
  • Besfoldas, Ltd. Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand Q.20 70a, Nunhead Grove, Peckham, S.E.15. Teleph.: New Cross 4977-8.— Manufacturers Of “ Royale ” Baby Carriages, Dolls’ Prams and Suncars. “ Royale ” Carriages Are Coach Built and Finished. Quality Merino and Fittings.
  • Betula, Ltd., The Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.2 Sharpleshail Street, Regents Park Road, London, N.W.L. Teleph. ; Primrose 5424-5.—Producers Of Hand-Made Table Woodware, Bread Boards, Fruit Bowls, Cruets, Toast Racks, Bookends, Cigarette Boxes, Pipe Racks, Musical Boxes, Wooden Trays, Coronation Souvenirs, General Woodwork ; Turners.
  • Birmingham Associated Chain Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.507 Handsworth, Birmingham, 19. Teleph.: Birmingham, Northern 4545. Cables : “ Baccoid, Birmingham.”-—Manufacturers Of Chain In Gold, Rolled Gold, Silver, Nickel, Brass, Iron, Gilding Metal, In A Wide Range Of Sizes For Jewellery, Leather, Fancy Goods, Hardware Trades.
  • J. H. Birtwistle and Co, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.213 and R.320 109, Princess Street, Manchester. Teleph. : Manchester, Central 5483. London Office : 39, Cheapside, E.C.2.—Manufacturers Of “ Big Ben ’’ Dress Fabrics, Furnishings, Sheets, Pillowcases, Cotton Blankets, Yellow Polishers, Dyed and Printed Flannelettes. .
  • A. H. Bisby and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands L.119 and L.203 Portobello Place, Sheffield. Teleph.; Sheffield 20605. Cables: “ Kleencut, Sheffield.”-—Manufacturers Of Table Dessert Knives, Carvers, Breads, Spoons, Forks, Alpacca, Chrome Plate, Silver Plate, Staybrite, Cased Goods and Canteens, Child’s Sets, Three Bears and Three Pigs. See Advt. Page 16
  • Blackwell, Young and Co, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.322 Exchange House, 36, Old Change, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: City 4841. Cables : “ Beewyse, Cent., London.”—Producers Of “ Matrons Pride ” and “ Home Lover ” Sheets, Pillow Cases and Cotton Blankets For Hospitals, Institutions and Retail Trades At Home and Overseas.
  • Blanshard Brothers (Croydon), Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.71 390, Sydenham Road, Croydon, Surrey. Teleph. : Thornton Heath 4908.— Manufacturers Of Polished Chromium Photograph Frames, Gilt, Silver Miniatures, Sweps Up To 3 In. Wide. Large Range Wood Polished and Fancy Finishes From | In. To 1 In. Wide.
  • Bleachers Association, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.Lll Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, 3. Teleph. ; Manchester, Blackfriars 8181. Cables: “ Bleach, Manchester.”—Bleachers, Dyers, Printers, Mercerisers, Finishers Of Cotton Piece Goods, Linen and Rayons. Yam Bleachers and Dyers. Speciality Finishes: Sanforized Shrunk, Crease Resisting, Organdie, Etc. See Advt Page 170
  • Blunt and Wray Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.225 Diadem House, Chitty Street, London, W.L. Teleph. : Museum 6637-8. Cables : “ Bluntray, Wesdo, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Diadem ” Church Silver, Gold, Metal and Plated Requirements. Chalices, Ciboria, Communion Plate, Crosses, Candlesticks, Monstrances, Tabernacles, Vases, Altar Rails, Memorial Tablets, Etc. All Denominations.
  • Board of Trade Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.98 ; 1st Floor, Stand V.17 and Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands A.22, A.23 and A.24 See Commercial Relations and Exports Department—Page 27 ; Export Credits Guarantee Department—Page 38 ; Patent Office, The—Page 82.
  • Bohemian Jewellers, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.301 46, Tavistock Crescent, Westboume Park, London, W.Ll. Teleph. : Park 5696. Cables : “'Bohemian, London.”—Manufacturers Of Hand Set Costume Jewelleiy In Real Marcasite and Paste (Silver and Metal). • Specialists In Double-Clip Brooches, Brooches, Bracelets, Pendants, Etc. Findings (Metal and Silver).
  • Booth and Co (England), Limited Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stands Y.Io and Y.Ll 34, St. James’s Street, London, S.W.L. Teleph.: Whitehall 8383. Cables : “ Tregoboo, Piccy, London.”—Producers Of “ Ubique House.” Architect Designed, Flexible Plan, Prefabricated. Minimum Site-Work. “ Uniport Ovaltent.” Walls Aluminium. Linings, Partitions Prefabricated. Speedily Erected. Cheaply Transported. Both Ideal Tropical Use. See Advt. Page 136
  • Booths and Colcloughs, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand C.Ll Ash Hall, Stoke-On-Trent. Teleph. : Ash Bank 451-7. Cables ; “ Booths, Stoke-On-Trent.” London Office : 30, Portland Place. Teleph.; Langham 5555.—Manufacturers Of “ Booths ” Fine Tableware, “ Royal Swan ” Earthenware, “ Colclough ” Bone China, “ Pink Vogue ” Teaware. See Advt. Pages 132 and 133
  • Bowler Products, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand 0.6 22, Bruton Place, London, W.L. Teleph. : Mayfair 6066-67. Cables: “ Sambo, Wesdo, London.”—Manufacturers Of Ball Point Pens, Propelling Pencils, Fountain Pens and Accessories. Gold Nibs, Steel Nibs, Feeds, Sacs, Clips, Levers, Bars, Studs. Novel Articles For Advertising.
  • E. J. Bowman (London), Limited Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand S.12 58, Paddington Street, London, W.L. Teleph. : Welbeck 0611. Cables : “ Magimix, Wesdo, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Magimix ” Electric Mixer With Cake Bowl. A Complete Food Preparation Machine For Kitchen, Canteen, Hotel, Hospital Or Dietician.
  • Bramhall and Co, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.52 70-78, Mary Street, Sheffield, 1. Teleph.: Sheffield 25663. Cables: “ Bramhall, Mary St., Sheffield.”—Manufacturers Of Hand-Carved Bread Platters. Patentees Of Bread and Knife Set. *
  • S. Brannan and Sons, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand B.31 Dalmain Road, Forest Hill, London, S.E.23. Teleph. : Forest Hill 3414-5. Cables : “ Clinitherm, London.”—Manufacturers Of Clinical, Veterinary, Laboratory, Industrial, Meteorological, Household, Mercury In Steel, Bi-Inetal, Aquarium, Incubator, Refrigeration, Horticultural Thermometers. Also Made To Any Specification Or Requirements.
  • Bristol Aeroplane Co. (Weston), Ltd., Earls Oldmixon, Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset. 2800. ^Cables : “ Brisfite, Weston-Super-Mare.’ — - „ Manent Aluminium Buildings For Use As Schools, Hospitals, Sanatoria, Eaboratories, Post Offices Or Any Type Of Public Building. Combining Speed With Ease Of Erection.
  • Bristol, Chas. F., and Son, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.5 Regent Place, Birmingham, 1. Teleph. : Birmingham, Central 5908. Cables : “ Flosmaron, Birmingham.”—Manufacturers Of “ Flosmaron ” Table Lamps and Shades. All Types Of Fittings, Pendants and Wall Brackets. Lampshades In All Materials. Novelties In Lighting Goods.
  • Brit Engineering Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand H.24 Bridport, Dorset. Teleph. : Bridport 153. Cables: “ Brit, Bridport, England.”—Manufacturers Of Marine Motors, Internal Combustion, Petrol, Paraffin and Diesel Ranging From 3 H.P. To 32 H.P. ; Stem Gear ; Motorized Jenny Line Haulers ; Capstan Winches ; Hand Bilge Pumps.
  • British Artware, Ltd. Olympia, 2pd Floor, Stand Q.18 45, Beaumont Road, London, W.4. Teleph. : Chiswick 2703.—Manufacturers Of Children’s Playsuits, Cowboy, Cowgirl, Indian, Mountie Police, Nurse Uniforms. Coronation Specialities: Guards’ Uniforms For Boys and Girls. Dan-Dare Space Suits.
  • British Brehmer, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand G.51 11-13,Sekfordestreet,London,E.C.L. Teleph.: Clerkenwell4181. Cables: “ Papyrus, Cent, London.”—Manufacturers Of Wire Stitching, Thread Sewing Machines For Printers and Bookbinders. Wire Stitching Machines For Rigid Box and Carton Stitching and Sealing. All Types Of Staples.
  • British Broadcasting Corporation, Television Inventors’ Club Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand A.5b 30, Kensington Church Street, London, W.8. Teleph. : Western 8141.— A Selection From The Hundreds Of Inventions Which Have Appeared In The British Broadcasting Corporation’s Television Programme “ Inventors’ Club.”
  • British Doughnut Co, Ltd. Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand S.Ll 137, Clapham Road, London, S.W.9. Teleph. Reliance 2084. Cables : “ Britdohnut, London.”—Manufacturers Of Electric Automatic “ Donut ” Machines, Fully Prepared “ Donut ” Mix, Fully Prepared Cake Mixes, “ Palmer House ” Coffee.
  • British East Light, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand 0.40 32, Broadway, Barking, Essex. Teleph.: Rippleway 2647. Cables: “ Fileastli, Barking.”—Manufacturers Of The “East-Light” Series Of Letter Files, Record Albums and Carrying Cases. These Include “ Pinerel,” “ Twin- Cobra,” “ Coldstream,” “ Vertilok,” “ Boa,” “ Lever Arch ” Files, Etc., Etc. [[See Advt. Page 127
  • British European Airways (B.E.A.) Olympia, Ground Floor, Keyline House, Ruislip, Middlesex. Teleph. : Waxlow 4334. “ Bealine, Wire, London.”—B.E.A. Operates Services London, Birmingham Or Manchester To Scotland, Northern Ireland, Channel Islands, Isle Of Man and To Principal European Cities. See Advt. Back Cover
  • British Films, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand B.5 199, Piccadilly, London, W.L. Teleph.; Regent 2828/9.—Manufacturers Of Daylight Cinema Vans and Au Types Of Mobile Film Projection Units For Advertising, Educational and Propaganda Purposes ; Designed and Built To Meet Individual Requirements.
  • British Flint and Cerium Manufacturers British Geon 21, St. James’s Square, London, S.W.L. Teleph. : Whitehall 9561. Cables : “ Hygeon, Piccy, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Geon ” and “ Breon ” Polyvinyl Compounds—“ 101 ” and “ 101 Ep ” (Electrical Grade) Pvc ; “ 200 Series ” Copolymers ; “ 400 Series ” Resins ; Latices ; “ 121 ” Paste Resin ; Geon Vinyl Compounds.
  • British Industrial Solvents, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands D.7 and D.12 4, Cavendish Square, London, W.L. Teleph. : Langham 4501. Cables ; “ Bisolv, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Bisol ” Organic Chemicals, Solvents, Plasticisers, Intermediates—Acetone, Butanol, Acetic Acid, Acetic Anhydride, Wood Naptha and Other Alcohols, Aldehydes, Ketones, Acetates, Phthalates and Alkyl Esters. See Advt. Inside Back Cover
  • British Insurance Association Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand A.11 66, Gresham Street, London, E.C.2. Teleph. : Monarch 2432. Cables : “Brinassoc, Cent, London.”—Representing British Insurance Companies Transacting All Classes Of Insurance Through A Worldwide Network Of Branches and Agencies. See Advt. Page 93
  • British Iron and Steel Federation Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand A.5a Steel House, Tothill Street, London, S.W.L. Teleph.: Whitehall 1030.— This Exhibit Of The Iron and Steel Industry Is Designed To Provide A Centre Of Information On The Iron and Steel Scrap Drive. See Advt. Page 64
  • British Jewellers Association Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.105 19-25, Gutter Lane, London, E.C.2. Teleph. : Monarch 0871-4. Cables : “ Bejayay, Cent., London.”—Trade Association For Jewellery, Gold, Silver, Plate, Watch and Clock and Allied Trades. Publishers Of “ British Jeweller ” and “ Gifts and Fancy Goods ” Trade Journals.
  • British Maid Co, The Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand Q.48 28, Antrobus Road, Acton Green, London, W.4. Teleph.: Chiswick 4604.— Manufacturers Of Coloured Varieties Of Toy Brooms, Toy Dustpans and Brushes, Toy Housemaid Sets, Toy Maid’s Cap and Apron Sets.
  • British Nylon Spinners, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.211 and R.318 Pontypool, Monmouthshire. Teleph. : Pontypool 420, Cables : “ Nylon, Pontypool, Telex.”—Producers Of Nylon Yarns and Staple Fibre. Exhibiting Examples Of Goods Made From These Yams. See Advt. Page 171
  • British Oil and Cake Mills, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand D.30 Unilever House, Blackfriars, London, E.C.4. Teleph.: Central 7474. Cables : “ Broil, Telex, London.”—Manufacturers Of Processed Linseed Oils, Rape and Castor Oils, Oleines, Stearines and Pitches.
  • British Overseas Airways Corporation (B.O.A.C.) Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand A.5 Airways Terminal, Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, S.W.L. Teleph.; Victoria 2323. Cables : “ Speedbird, Wire, London.”—^B.O.A.C. (And Associated Companies) Operates Passenger and Freight Services From Great Britain To U.S.A., Canada, S. America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, Pakistan, India, Far East, Australasia. See Advt. Back Cover
  • British Patent Perforated Paper Co, Ltd., The Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand 0.38 Atlas Works, Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London, E.9. Teleph.: Amherst 4777. Cables : “ Medipathic, Hack.”—Manufacturers Of Toilet Rolls—^Bronco, Sanico, British No. 3, Merico, Capensis. Interleaved Packets —Bronco, Onliwon, Lavato. Paper Towels—Onhwon, Fidelos. Cabinets, Fixtures, Cash-Till and Adding Machine Coils. See Advt Page 154
  • British Petroleum Chemicals, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands D.7 and D.12 Bush House, Aldwych, London, W.C.2. Teleph.: Temple Bar 0322. Cables : “ Cracker, London.” Works : Grangemouth, Scotland.—Manufacturers Of Industrial Chemicals Derived From Petroleum. See Advt. Inside Back Cover
  • British Plastics Federation, The Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand X.4 47-48, Piccadilly, London, W.L. Teleph. : Regent 4681-2. Cables: “ Plasfed, Piccy, London.”—The National Trade Association For The British Plastics Industry.
  • British Precision Springs, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.318 Sectric House, Waterloo Road, Cricklewood, London, N.W.2. Teleph,: Gladstone 6464. Cables : “ Rightime, Phone, London.”—Manufacturers Of All Types Of Hairsprings Under The “Chronovar” Patent For Clocks, Watches, Pressure Gauges, Meters For Use Throughout The World.
  • British Railways. Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand V.2 and Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand A.25 The Railway Executive, 222, Marylebone Road, London, N.W.L. Teleph. : Paddington 1601. Cables: “ Raex, Norwest, London.”—Information Bureaux For Assistance Of Those Requiring Advice and Help On Any Problem Of Transport. Enquiries Welcomed Concerning Passenger and Freight Facilities, Fares, Etc.
  • British Rayon and Synthetic Fibres Federation Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.423 and R.520 Hamilton House, 138, Piccadilly, London, W.L. Teleph. : Regent 7446-7-8. Cables ; “ Rayfed, Audley, London.”—The Association Of Yarn Producers, Spinners, Crepeists, Processors, Weavers, Knitters, Dyers, Printers, Finishers, Merchants In The Rayon and Synthetic Fibres Industry Of Great Britain. See Advt. Page 173
  • British Resin Products, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands D.7 and D.12 21, St. James’s Square, London, S.W.L. Teleph. : Whitehall 8021. Cables : “ Forresins, Piccy, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Cellomold ” Cellulose Acetate, “ Distrene ” Polystyrene, and “ Rockite ” Phenolic and Urea Moulding Materials. “ Epok ” Synthetic Resins For Laminating, Impregnating and Surface-Coating. “ Cellobond ” Synthetic Resin Adhesives. See Advt. Inside Back Cover
  • “British Textiles” (Incorporating “Men’s Clothes”). See Drapers Record Ltd., The.
  • British Trade Journal and Export World, The. See Benn Brothers, Ltd. 1
  • British Typewriters, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand 0.72 Head Office and Works: Queen Street, West Bromwich. Teleph. ; West Bromwich 0781-2. Cables : “ Typewriter, West Bromwich.” London Office and Showrooms ; 31-33, High Holborn, W.C.L. Teleph. : Holborn 0936.—Manufacturers Of “ Empire Aristocrat ” Portable Typewriters Accessories.
  • British Vacuum Cleaner and Engineering Co, Ltd., The Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand. Goblin Works, Ermyn Way, Leatherhead, Surrey. Teleph. : Ashtead “ Vacuumiser, Phone, Leatherhead.”—Manufacturers Of “ Goblin Domestic Vacuum Cleaners. “ B.V.C. ” Light Industrial Models. See Advt. Page 164
  • British Vacuum Flask Co, Ltd., The Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.316 Lissenden Works, Gordon House Road, London, N.W.5. Teleph. : Gulliver 1646. Cables : “ Britvaco, London.”—Manufacturers Of Quality Vacuum Vessels Of All Descriptions, Including Flasks, Jugs, Jars, Picnic Cases, Expanding Stoppers, Etc. Brands : “ Freezheat,” “ Twinkup,” “ Seal-A-Vac,” “ Servapic.” Is
  • British Van Heusen Co, Ltd., The Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.511 King’s House, 10, Haymarket, London, S.W.L. Teleph. : Whitehall 1531. Cables : “ Vanheunat, London.”—Manufacturers Of “ Van Heusen ” Semistiff Collars and “ Van Heusen ” Shirts Of “ Harding ” “ Country ” “ Collarite ” “ Service ” and “ Hartua ” Brands From Finest English Shirtings. See Advt. Page 172
  • British Waste Fibres, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.538 Saffron Works, Saffron Lane, Leicester. Teleph. : Leicester 32281-2. Cables: “ British, Leicester.” and At: Hebble Mills, Thornhill, Dewsbury. 52, Royal Exchange, Manchester, 2. 4, Queen Street, Curzon Street, London, W.L.—Manufacturers Of Reworked Wool, Cotton, Rayon, Nylon-Prepared For Re-Spinning.
  • British Watch Cases, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand L.506 236-240, Bentonville Road, London, N.I. Teleph. : Terminus 8482. Cables : “ Britwatcas, London.”—Manufacturers and Producers Of and Sole Agents For Watch Cases In Gold, Gold Filled Warranted Ten Years, Silver, Stainless Steel, Staygold and Chromium. Drawing Instruments Presented In Velvet-Lined Leather Covered Cases. British West Indies (Official Exhibit) Commonwealth Swtion, Ground Floor, Earls Court Organised By The Trade Commissioner For The British West Indies, British Guiana and British Honduras, 40, Norfolk Street, Strand, London, W.C.2. Teleph. : Temple Bar 1908. Cables : “ Witracom, London.” Barbados Cotton, Handicrafts, Molasses, Rum and Sugar, Confectionery, Shirts. British Guiana Bauxite, Diamonds, Gold, Handicrafts, Jewellery, Molasses, Preserves, Rice, Rum, Sugar, Timber, Toilet Preparations. Dominica :—Cigars, Citrus Peel, Lime Products and Vanilla, Canned Fruits, Handcrafts. Grenada :—Cocoa, Lime Products, Nutmegs, Mace, Nutmeg Oil, Fancy Goods. Jamaica Bananas, Bauxite, Citrus Fruits, Cigars, Cocoa, Coffee, Confectionery, Condiments, Dyewood Extracts, Gypsum, Handicrafts, Honey, Fruit and Vegetable Juices, Mangoes, Preserves, Rum, Spices, Sugar, Tomatoes. St. Vincent:—Arrowroot, Cassava Starch, Coconuts, Copra, Cotton (Sea Island), Ground Nuts, Sisal Mats, Sugar, Trinidad and Tobago :— Angostura Bitters, Asphalt, Citrus Fruits, Cocoa, Coconut, Coconut Oil, Coffee, Copra, Handicrafts, Lime Oil, Petroleum Products, Rum, Sugar, Woodwork, Anthurium Lilies, Stapled Boxes, Beer. West Indian Sea Island Cotton Association An- Qorporated) :— Sea Island Cotton Fine Woven Fabrics, Cambrics, Voiles (Nicosa), Women’s Dress Materials, Furnishing Fabrics, Lace, Poplins, Sea Island Cotton Knitted Underwear, Raw Cotton, Yams.
  • British Wool Co (Wembley), Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.6 Britwool Mills, Alperton Lane, Wembley, Middlesex. Teleph.: Perivale 2287-8-9. Cables : “ Britwool, Wembley.”—Spiimers, Merchants, Handknitting Wool, Angora, Botany Wool, 31 Colours. Balled And/Or Hanks Under Trade Marks: “ Disneyland,” “ Sheepyland,” “ Cashmeland,” “ Irene,” “ Nywul,” “ Tinswul,” “ Blankwul,” “ Nylander.” See Advt Page 6
  • Briton Brush Co, Ltd., The Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand E.1 Wymondham, Norfolk. Teleph.: Wymondham 2116.—Manufacturers Of “ Briton ” Brooms and Household Brushes. “ Kleensweep ” Brooms and Banister Brushes. “ Briton ” Hair, Nail and Cloth Brushes. “ Briton ” Varnish and Distemper Brushes.
  • Broadhurst, James, and Sons (1939), Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand C.2 Portland Pottery, Frederick Street, Fenton, Stoke-On-Trent. Teleph.; Stoke-On-Trent 44739. Cables : “ Teaware, Stoke-On-Trent.”—Manufacturers Of Domestic Earthenware. Specialists In Production Of Bulk Lines Of Medium and Low Priced Decorative Tea and Dinner Ware For All Markets.
  • Brook, Taverner and Co, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.307 14-16, Northumberland Street, Huddersfield. Teleph.: Huddersfield 3793-4. ' Cables : “ Beetee, Huddersfield.” London Office : Grafton House, Golden Square, W.L.—Manufacturers and Producers Of “ Bruddersford ” Worsted Suitings and A Wide Range Of Gents’ and Ladies’ Cloths Including Tweeds, Saxonies, Fine Worsteds.
  • J. and E. Brooks, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.17 50-2-4, Shudehill, Manchester, 4. Teleph. : Manchester, Deansgate 4001-2. —Manufacturers Of Occasional Furniture, Hearth Furniture, Table and Floor Standards, Mirrors, Antique Brassware.
  • Broome and Foster, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.109 and R.208 101, Portland Street, Manchester, 1. Teleph.: Manchester, Central 2182. Cables : “ Brooming, Manchester.”—Manufacturers Of Cotton and Rayon Dress Goods, Children’s Wear Fabrics, Soft Furnishing, “ Kiddie Cloth,” “ Happytimes,” “ Rayella,” “ Chalet,” Brands.
  • Brotherton and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand D.24 City Chambers, Leeds, 1. Teleph.: Leeds 29321. Cables : “ Brotherton, Leeds, 1.”—Manufacturers Of Sodium Hydrosulphite, Formosul, Redusol, Laundros, Sutphin: Dioxide, Leucotropes, Metachrome Direct and Acid Dyestuffs, Ammonia Liquor, Ammonium Carbonate, Bicarbonate, Sodium Sulphite, Bisulphite, Metabisulphite, Hexamine, Sulphuric Acid. See Advt. Page 1
  • A. S. Brown and Co. (Manufacturing), Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.79 79-83, Cobom Road, Bow, London, E.3. Teleph.: Advance 2671. Cables : “ Fancybrown, London.”—Manufacturers Of Powder Compacts, Flapjacks, Vanities, Coronation Articles, Souvenirs, Brush Sets, Ladies’ Dressing Sets, Photo Frames, Cigarette Cases, Table Mats, Mirrors, Novelties, Combs In Metal Cases.
  • F. C. Brown Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand J.32 Queens Road, Bisley, Surrey. Teleph.: Brookwood 2373 and 3131. Cables : “ Brown, Bisley.”—Manufacturer Of and Sole Agents For Steel Cupboards, Waste Paper Bins, Stationery and Card Index Cabinets, Letter Trays, Transfer and Record Cases, Stationery Racks, Hingedex Cabinets, Lockers.
  • Brown, John, and Son, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stands R.627 and R.629 111, French Street, Glasgow, S.E. Teleph.: Glasgow, Bridgeton 1211-2-3. Cables : “ Nicol, Glasgow.” London Office: 32, North Audley Street, W.L.—Manufacturers Of “Sonia” Furnishings. Damasks, Bedspread Fabrics, Marquisettes and Voiles. Dress Fabrics, Filament and Spun Rayons, Nylon and Cotton.
  • Brown's Clipper Co. (1939), Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand F.L Electric Avenue, Witton, Birmingham, 6. Teleph.: Birmingham, East 0435. Cables : “ Chard, Phone, Birmingham.” Distributors : J. Horton (London)]], Ltd., 16-17, Little Britain, London, E.C.L.—Manufacturers Of Toilet Clippers, Hairclippers and Animal Clippers. See Advt. Page 65
  • Brunex, Limited. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.300 5-6, Marshall Street, London, W.L. Teleph. : Gerrard 4095. Cables: “ Brunex, London.”—Converters and Merchants Of Worsted and Woollen Piecegoods. Specialities : Mohair-Tropicals, Gaberdines, Tropical Suitings, High-Class Novelties, Also Sport Suitings, Tweeds, Flannels and Overcoatings.
  • Buckley, Robert Hyde, and Sons, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.101 Woodend Mills, Mossley, Near Manchester. Teleph.: Mossley, 161-3. Cables : “ Repeat Mossley.”—Manufacturers Of Single and Folded Super Combed Egyptian Cotton Yarns In All Counts From Thirties For Au Classes Of Trade.
  • Bugges Insecticides, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand D.8 141, London Road, Sittingboume, Kent. Teleph.: Sittingboume 475-6. Cables : “ Fluorated, Phone, Sittingboume.”—Manufacturers Of Agricultural, Horticultural, Insecticides and Fungicides. Insecticides For Catering and Hotel Use. Specialists In D.D.T., B.H.C., Toxaphene, Derris, Pyrethrum. Generators For Fumigation Control.
  • Burberrys, Ltd. Earls Court, Ground Floor, Stand R.612 15-17, Golden Square, Piccadilly, London, W.L. Teleph.: Gerrard 5531. Cables : “ Showery, London.”—Sole Manufacturers Of Burberry Rainwear, Overcoats and Woollen Goods. Men’s and Women’s Made-Up Garments, Raincoats, Overcoats, Etc. Woollen and Cotton Piece Goods.
  • Burman, J. and A. J, Ltd. Olympia, 2nd Floor, Stand Q.3 9-11, London Lane, London, E.8. Teleph.; Amherst 2556.—Manufacturers Of Soft Toys and Dolls Under The Registered Name “ Fondle Toys.” Teddy Bears, Animals. Special Single Boxed Toys, Fancy Goods. Export and Home.
  • Burn, James, and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand G.18 32-38, Saffron Hill, Holborn, London, E.C.L. Teleph. : Holborn 6511. Cables : “ Collating, Smith, London.”—Manufacturers Of Fuuy-Automatic Paper Punching Machines. “ Mult-O ” Ring Loose-Leaf Binders. “ Wire-O ” Binding For Catalogues, Calendars, Diaries, Trade Journals, Etc. Kirby Reporters’ Books.
  • H. Burnham and Sons, Limited Olympia, 1st Floor, Seihurst Road, London, S.E.25. Teleph. : Thornton Heath, 3454. Cables : “ Burbritpen, Souphone, London.”—Manufacturers Of Fountain Pens and Automatic Propelling Pencils. See Advt Page 155
  • Burroughs Adding Machine, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stands J.22, J.3 and J.13 Avon House, 356-366, Oxford Street, London, W.L. Teleph. ; Regent 7061. Cab’ ;S ; “ Burad, Wesdo, London.” Factories ; Nottingham, Strathleven. —Manufacturers Of Adding, Accounting, Calculating Machines. Sole Distributors For G.B. Bell and Howell British Made Microfilm Equipment and Accessories.
  • W. J. Bush and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand D.23 Ash Grove, Hackney, London, E,8. Teleph. ; Clissold 0461. Cables; “ Tangerine, London.”—Distillers Of Essences, Essential Oils, Isolates. Manufacturers Of Synthetic, Fine and Pharmaceutical Chemicals, Insecticides, Perfumery Compounds and Raw Materials, Food Colours, Fruit Juices.
  • Business Publications, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand J.27 180, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. Teleph. ; Chancery 8844. Cables ; “ Sysmaga, London.”—Publishers Of “ Business,” The Journal Ofmanagernent In Industry ; “ Advertiser’s Weekly,” New Marketing Survey Of The United Kingdom ” ; “ Advertiser’s Annual ” ; Numerous Annuals and Works Of Reference.
  • R. L. Butler and Co, Ltd. Olympia, Ground Floor, Stand G.2 Phoenix Works, Wallasey Village, Wallasey, Cheshire. Teleph, ; Wallasey 610.—Manufacturers Of Printers’ Composing Equipment, Galley Racks, Composing Frames, Forme Racks, Galleys, Furniture Racks, Block Storage Cabinets, Etc.
  • Buttons, Limited Olympia, 1st Floor, Stand M.32 Portland Street, Aston, Birmingham, 6. Teleph. : Birmingham, East 1422. Cables : “ Carlyle, Birmingham.”—Manufacturers Of Buttons and Buckles. See Advt. Page 73
  • Byard Manufacturing Co, Ltd. Olympia, 1st Floor. Stand M.97 Woolpack Lans, Nottingham. Teleph. ; Nottingham 44054. Cables; “ Halo, Nottingham.” London Office ; Empire House, E.C.L.—Manufacturers Of Ladies’ Silk, Art Silk, Nylon Hair Nets, Sleeping Caps, Setting Nets. Brands ; “ Halo,” “ Tango,” “ Hide and Seek,” “ Merry Widow.”
  • Bylock Electric, Ltd. Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand W.5 Enfield, Middx. Teleph.; Howard 2081. Cables; “Bylock, Enfield.’’— Manufacturers Of Suction Cleaners, Floor Polishers, Hair Dryers, Pressing Irons, Hot and Cold Air Blowers, Hand Dryers, Paint Spraying Units, Hedge Trimmers, Fractional Horse Power Motors. See Advt. Page 165

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