Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,047 pages of information and 235,418 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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.

Furniture Industries

From Graces Guide
December 1954. Ercol.

of High Wycombe

1920 With support from a number of interested parties, Lucian Randolph Ercolani established the business of Furniture Industries; it employed 20 men in premises off the London Road.

Ercolani introduced innovations such as putting machine belts below the floor for safety.

1934 Took over Walter Skull.

1946 Began to make the Windsor line as a result of the Britain Can Make It Fair.

1984 Name changed to Ercol Furniture Ltd[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Companies house filing