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Tees Side Bridge and Engineering Works

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May 1949.

of Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough

1896 The company was registered on 25 July. [1]

1909 Contracted to provide 3 bridges for the SECR[2]

1923 Order from the Admiralty for 12 oil tanks to be erected abroad[3]

1930 Dorman, Long and Co acquired an interest in the company[4]

1937 Bridge builders, constructional engineers and ironfounders. [5]

1954 Dorman Long and Company became a holding company on 2 October. The Holding and Realization Agency sold all of the shares in the company to the public[6].

1956 The AGM of Dorman, Long and Co was told about the performance of the main subsidiary companies[7] including Teesside Bridge and Engineering works at Middlesborough

1965 Walkout by some of the workers when one man was dismissed[8]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
  2. The Times, Jan 27, 1909
  3. The Times, Nov 09, 1923
  4. The Times Dec 18, 1930
  5. 1937 The Aeroplane Directory of the Aviation and Allied Industries
  6. The Times, 4 January 1956
  7. The Times, 4 January 1956
  8. The Times, Feb 16, 1965