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British Industrial History

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March 1989.
June 1989.

Builders, of London

1908 Company founded by Sydney Glyn as a small builder and decorator in St Marylebone, London

c.1928 Public company

1949 Private company.

1959 Main subsidiaries of Bovis Holdings Ltd included Bovis Ltd, Gilbert-Ash Ltd, Leslie and Co Ltd, Yeoman and Partners Ltd, Audley Properties Ltd, Compactom Ltd and Constructional Units Ltd

1961 Building and constructional contractors, specialising in industrial buildings, factories, stores and processing plant. [1]

See Also


Sources of Information

  • The Times, Jun 03, 1959