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Bernard Sunley and Sons

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1940 Bernard Sunley (1910-1964) established his building company, Bernard Sunley & Sons Ltd.

The company became a wholly owned subsidiary of Bernard Sunley Investment Trust shortly before the latter company went public.

1959 Subsidiary of Sunley Group, building contractors

1970s Major building contracts in the Gulf

1989 A half share in the company was acquired by Lonrho

1990 Sued 2 former directors and Mr M. Fayed[1]

2003 Company insolvent; administrator appointed[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times Mar. 10, 1990
  2. London Gazette 8 July 2003
  • Biography of Bernard Sunley, ODNB