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T. C. Jones and Co

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August 1946.
May 1950.
May 1950.

of 27 Sterne Street, Shepherd's Bush, London, W, tool merchants and engineers suppliers

of Treorchy

1903 Company established by Thomas Charles Jones[1]

1914 Iron, metal and machinery merchants, engineers and demolition contractors. Specialities: demolition of works, mansions in town or country; erection of corrugated iron buildings. Carried out the whole of the demolition of King's Cross, Baker Street and Finchley Road Stations for the Metropolitan Railway and King's Cross Gas Works for the GNR. Employees 100. [2]

By 1947 was a subsidiary of George Cohen, Sons and Co[3]

1969 Based in Treorchy. Acquired by British Steel Corporation which wanted to expand its building construction activities in South Wales, but did not include the separate Jones Reinforcement business[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Times, January 19, 1924
  2. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  3. The Times, Sep 27, 1947
  4. The Times, Mar 17, 1969