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W. H. Deane

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Furniture maker of Wooburn Green, High Wycombe

1947 Began trading.

1966 Awarded one of three contracts for hospital furniture. Made furniture for hospitals all across country.

1968 Bought by Glaxo’s Matburn Holdings.

1985 Management buyout

1986 150 workers

By time of closure had 84 workers, making office furniture, owned by Deanes Holdings.

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  • Furniture Makers of High Wycombe [1]