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British Industrial History

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of 40 Trinity Square, London, EC3. Telephone: Royal 1852, 2494, 6073. Cables: "Eirul." (1929)

of Ibex House, Minories, London, EC3. Telephone: Royal: 1852-3. Cables: "Eirul, London." (1947)

  • In the late 1920s, former works of Sapon Soaps were acquired by Luralda, manufacturers of tea chests, and renamed Luralda Wharf.
  • 1929 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of 3-ply Wood Boxes for all trades. Speciality - Boxes suitable for Parcel Post traffic. Laundry Boxes and Trays. (Stand No. M.29) [1]
  • 1947 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Manufacturers of Skips, Boxes, Bins and Trays for Food and Allied Trades. Boxes and Barrels for Post, Rail and Overseas Transport, Domestic Woodware, Bathroom Furniture, Wooden Ice-cream Spoons. (Earls Court, 1st Floor, Stand No. 611) [2]
  • Luralda, and later Sumacon Luralda Packaging, plywood importers, continued to occupy the wharf until the 1980s, when it was redeveloped for housing.

See Also

  • [1] British History Online - Cubitt Town

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