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Westland Engineers

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February 1962.
August 1962.
January 1969.

of Yeovil

Maker of Garador garage doors

1944 Formed as a subsidiary of Westland Aircraft Ltd but its first few years were characterised by restrictions on production due to material shortages and small losses.

1957 The business was increasingly successful with an expanding range of garage doors[1]

1985 The business was sold by Westland[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Oct 30, 1957
  2. The Times , Dec 23, 1985