Industry in Basildon: The 1950s
Below are some of the companies
operating a business within Basildon in the 1950s
Industrial Estate No. 1, Nevendon
September - South-East Essex Wholesale Dairies, Cranes Farm Road.
December - Bonallack & Sons, Paycocke Road. Coachbuilders.
Teleflex, Christopher Martin Road. Manufacture of steel cable.
March - G & R Wrenn Ltd. 9 Bowlers Croft, Honywood Road. Die cast model manufacturers for 00 gauge railway sets.
April - Ford Motor Company, Radiator Plant, Honywood Road.
October - Commercial Vehicle Repairs (Essex) Ltd., No.1 Industrial Estate, Cranes Close, Nevendon.
Carreras Rothmans Ltd, Christopher Martin Road. Cigarette manufactures.
October - Carson Brothers (Productions Ltd), Cranes Farm Road. Office furniture.
Morris & Mead Ltd., Honywood Road. Clothing manufactures.
H. Sims & Co. Ltd., 26/28 Bowlers Croft. Heel coverers. Footwear production equipment and components.