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Hall and Kay

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February 1931.

Hall and Kay of Stockport Road, Ashton-under-Lyne were producers of equipment for the cotton industry. Later became air conditioning and ventilation engineers.

c.1878 business founded

1932 Ventilating engineers[1]

1937 Patent hank rivet bush manufacturers [2]

1960 Acquired by Spark Holdings[3],

1962 Acquired H. Cheetham and Co of Oldham, heating engineers

1963 Acquired Electric House (1955) Ltd of Denton, Manchester, electrical contractors[4]. Hall and Kay would offer a full range of heating, air conditioning and ventilation services, and electrical equipment and wiring, to engineers, architects and surveyors.

1970 Won the largest contract in the company's 92 year history[5]

By 1976 had changed its name to Kempergate when the receivers were appointed[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Sep 03, 1932
  2. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  3. The Times, Feb 19, 1960
  4. The Times, Aug 30, 1963
  5. The Times, Dec 02, 1970
  6. The Times, Jun 04, 1976