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Utilecon Works of Folkestone. Makers of the Dormobile
1773 Company founded as makers of Harnesses.
1911 Private company.
1955 Company made public.
1956 Designers and manufacturers of Dormobile, Utelicon and Utilabus conversions, motor agents
1961 Specialists in conversions of commercial vehicles into the multi-purpose Dormobile and estate cars, light buses, personnel carriers, ambulances, fire tenders and other utility vehicles. Hold wholesale distributing and retail agencies for leading makes of cars and commercial vehicles, also re-tread tractor tyres. 1,300 employees.
1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Showed Dormobile range.
1981 Put together with another Charringtons subsidiary as Chatfields-Martin Walter