Industry in Basildon: The 1960s
Below are some of the companies
operating a business within Basildon in the 1960s
Industrial Estate No. 1
Stability Radio Components Ltd. Cranes Farm Road. Capacitors for radio, television and electronic equipment.
Julian Jerseywear (Essex) Ltd. 30 Bowlers Croft. Clothing manufacturers.
Perfect Flavour Ice Cream Company.
Pembroke Carton & Printing Co. Ltd. Paycocke Road.
Industrial Estate No. 2
Spong & Co. Ltd. Crompton Close. Manufacturers of mincers, slicers, baking tins, coffee mills etc.
W. Opperman & Sons Ltd. 12 Winstanley Way. Plate and sheet glass merchants, mirror manufacturers.
Gilbarco. Petrol pump manufacturers and suppliers.
Kerry's (Engineering) Co.
Ltd. Chester Hall Lane. Vehicle servicing equipment and toolmakers.
Wass, Pritchard & Co. Ltd. Crompton
Close. Quality Colour Printers.
Basildon Jig & Die Company. 6 Chester Hall Lane. Toolmakers and special purpose machinery.
Herbert T. Ewin & Co.
Ltd. 9 Winstanley Way. Manufacturers of steel shelving, cupboards, clothes-lockers etc.
Standard Telephones and Cables Ltd. Miles Gray Road. Telephone and television transmission equipment.
Yardley of London Ltd. 4 Miles Gray Road. Cosmetics maker.
Castings (Basildon) Ltd. 14 Winstanley Way. Metal pattern makers.
Newcombe & Hastings Limited. 2-4 Chester Hall
Lane. Turning, milling, jig boring press tools etc.
Fabrical Limited. 8 Howard Chase. General sheet metal workers and
Basildon Moulding Co. Ltd. 9 & 11 Winstanley Way. Precision injection moulded components.
Progressive Pattern Equipment Ltd. 10 Winstanley Way. Foundry patterns in wood, metal or plastics.
Adhesives manufacturer Pafra move into a purpose
built factory at No.2 Industrial Estate, Bentalls, Basildon.