William Harland & Sons Ltd, Phipps Bridge Road, Mitcham

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1920
Area Mitcham
Picture Reference Mit_​Work_​Industry_​12-2
Original Format Photo
Notes / History William Harland & Sons Ltd were paint and varnish manufacturers. They were associated with Mitcham from the early 19th century. It is not certain as to when the company was founded. One former employee said it was founded in Mitcham in 1791. Evidence shows that they established themselves in Mitcham around 1845. The company closed in the 1960s.

This shows a view of the Enamel Department in the background and a section of the Varnish Houses on the left (c1920). It was demolished in 1968.

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