Main Transport Company Limited

Scope and Content

Minutes; combined register.

Administrative / Biographical History

The company was formed in June 1936 to acquire the business of the Main Transport Company of W J and Mrs B E Davis. There were close working relationships with the Ham Wharfage Company Limited, which loaned Main £1000 in 1936 and managed Main's Lorries. The business of A G Holmes with one lorry and trailer was acquired in 1937. The company was later acquired by the national road haulage and warehousing company, the Transport Development Group.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Acquisition Information

These records were deposited in 1986 by the advisory service of the Business Archives Council, which had acquired them in 1985.

Other Finding Aids

Related Material

Other records of companies acquired by the Transport Development Group are also held at the Centre as part of the same deposit. The Centre also holds records relating to the Transport Development Group itself acquired from various sources.