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United Gas Industries

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of 17/19 Stannary Street, Kennington, London, SE11. Telephone: 'Phone, Fair 174. Telegraphic Address: "Smieters, Lamb, London"

1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. Gas Meters and Gas Plant of all descriptions. Brass fittings for works and district. Hot Brass Stampings. Working models of small and large Meters. Prepayment and ordinary Du-coin, Radial, Excelall Meters. Works' Plant. (Stand No. Ca.903) [1]

1951 They owned Willey and Co, J. H. Robinson, Vulcan Co, Smiths Meters [2]

1969 United Gas Industries Ltd acquired Berry's Electric Magicoal Ltd[3].

1969 Unsuccessful bid for Venner, seeing opportunities to bring together the two meter businesses

1970 Acquired British Thermostat Co[4]

1982 Purchased by Hanson Group. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1937 British Industries Fair p427
  2. The Times, Friday, Oct 05, 1951;
  3. The Times, 22 July 1969
  4. The Times, Mar 14, 1970
  5. [1] Teddington Appliance Controls Website