Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,478 pages of information and 233,901 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Matthews and Yates

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search
June 1898.
August 1899.
February 1901.
September 1902.
December 1907. Cyclone Fans.
January 1920.
February 1931.
January 1945.
July 1949.
1951. Advert for 'Cyclone' fans and allied equipment.
October 1952.

Heating and Ventilating Engineers of Cyclone Works, Swinton, Manchester and London.

1882 Private company established.

1905 High speed enclosed vertical single cylinder steam engines.

1917 Advert. 'Cyclone' controlled humidity.

1917 Advert for 'Cyclone' fans and motors.

1919 Advert for fans for induced draught, dust collection, ventilation, heating and drying etc.

1940 Advert for plants for ventilation etc.

1945 Advert for 'Cyclone' plants for drying and air conditioning.

1949 Member of the Fan Manufacturers Association Ltd.

1961 Electrical and mechanical engineers, manufacturing fans and air conditioning equipment. 450 employees. [1]

1961 Standard Industrial Group acquired Matthews and Yates of Swinton, maker of fans and air-conditioning equipment.[2]

1984 Acquired the fan business of Sturtevant

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, 4 July 1961
  • 'Engineering' 14th April 2005
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1917. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p61
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1919. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p87
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1940. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p63
  • Mechanical World Year Book 1945. Published by Emmott and Co of Manchester. Advert p81