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E. Pollard and Co

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of 29, Clerkenwell Road, London

1895 Company founded.

1912 Private company.

1914 Shop Front Manufacturers, Show Case Makers, &c. Incorporated as a Limited Company.

1927 Company made public.

1930 Amalgamated with E. Pollard (Sundries) and Samuel Haskins and Brothers.[1]

1939 Subsidiaries included:[2]

1961 Engaged as manufacturers of steel shutters, rolling grilles, fire doors, architectural metalwork, electric lifts, shop fronts, and equipment manufacturers. Also store fitters, builders and contractors. 2,000 employees.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, June 19, 1930
  2. The Times, April 27, 1939
  3. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE