Lancaster & Co, Benedict Wharf, Benedict Road, Mitcham

Lancaster & Co, Benedict Wharf, Benedict Road, Mitcham

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Partial / Incomplete Date c.1921
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Mr E G Clothier
Picture Reference Mit_​Work_​Industry_​4-1
Original Format Photo
Notes / History This photograph was taken at Benedict Wharf but this company of haulage contractors occupied a number of premises in Mitcham.

In the 1891 Kelly’s they are shown as Lancaster, Walter contractor in Fountain Road. In the 1910/11 issue they are shown at Fountain Road and Morden Road, Mitcham. They first appearance at Benedict Road is in the 1912/13 issue of Kelly’s.

They were at Benedict Wharf until the 1960’s. Their fleet of tipper lorries were green for coal and blue for haulage.

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