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Taylor Woodrow Estates

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1935 Public company incorporated to acquire and amalgamate[1] 4 house building companies:

1943 Acquired Greenham Plant Hire Co Ltd; also owned Taylor Woodrow Plant Co Ltd and Builders Supply Co Ltd[2]

1943 Because of the increase in contracting and civil engineering work, the name was changed by removing the word "Estates" from the title[3] - See Taylor Woodrow

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Feb 05, 1935
  2. The Times, Jun 07, 1943
  3. The Times Sep 02, 1943