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October 1937.

of 142 Uxbridge Road, London, W12

Manufacturers and suppliers of cold formed sections, both steel and non-ferrous.

1937 Manufacturers of cold rolled steel sections. "Godins" Windscreens and Rolled Steel Sections.

1940 Whitehead Iron and Steel Co acquired half of the shares in the company[1].

1948 Whitehead acquired the outstanding shares that it did not already own in Godins Ltd, makers of aluminium sections for prefabricated housing[2].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 24 May 1955
  2. The Times, 24 August 1948