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Whitehead Thomas Bar and Strip Co

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Whitehead, Thomas Bar and Strip Company, Redbourn Works, Scunthorpe

1933 Jointly-owned company formed by Whitehead Iron and Steel Co and Richard Thomas and Co[1] to operate a finishing mill at Redbourn, which was equipped by transferring the semi-continous mill from Whitehead's Tredegar works[2]

1951 Nationalised under the Iron and Steel Act; became part of the Iron and Steel Corporation of Great Britain[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 22 May 1935
  2. The Times, 4 October 1933
  3. Hansard 19 February 1951