British Piano Actions Ltd company brochure, [1931x1977]; a copy of 'The Pianomaker' 1959; and photographs of the factory and of visiting directors, [1960s]-[1970s].
British Piano Actions Ltd Records
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 211 DB5
- Dates of Creation1959- [1970s]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description5 items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
British Piano Actions Ltd was incorporated in 1931 in London; it built piano parts. The company moved to new premises in Trostre Road, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, in 1948. In 1959 it passed under the control of a consortium of six companies, and by 1977 it was exporting 75% of its products. The company was dissolved in 1989; its last managing director was Mr J. Hatchett, MBE.
Conditions Governing Access
Deposited by Mr J. Hatchett, MBE, Managing Director, British Piano Actions Ltd, Trostre Road, Llanelli, 1977.
Compiled by Rhys Jones for the ANW project. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Carmarthenshire Archives Service, Business Records; Companies House website (http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/info/), viewed 3 October 2003.
Other Finding Aids
A hard copy of the list is available at Carmarthenshire Archives Service.
Conditions Governing Use
Usual copyright regulations apply
All records have been retained
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