J Benton Limited, haulage contractors of London E16.

Scope and Content

Typescript signed minutes.

Administrative / Biographical History

This company was incorporated in 1953 to purchase the goodwill and vehicles of business of the late Charles Benton, haulage contractor. Control passed to J W Hardy in February 1958. It 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 https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/library/mrc/using/

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.