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of Tipping Street, Ardwick, Manchester.
Established in 1860 to manufacture the water meters patented by H. Frost.
1861 Exhibited a Chadwick and Frost water meter
Location of Works
Tipping Street ran east-west from where London Road/Downing Street crossed the River Medlock. The 1925/1922 O.S. map shows the works on the north side of the street, 200 yds from the main road junction. The works occupied a building measuring approx 140 ft by 80 ft. Adjacent to it was a similarly-sized piece of land with several small buildings on it, but it is not known whether it was part of the works. Behind this was Chapelfield Works (India Rubber), then the River Medlock.