New Road. Medium depth 119ft [Lots 73, 74 & 75 offered for Sale on 31 July on 31 July
LOT 3 at Beccles: A Plot of Building Land near the Railway Station,Frontage of 46ft to a
i ) Rebuilt the Maltings near the Station after the fire of 1912, which “destroyed almost the complete property.”
ii ) The original buildings of the Sir John Leman High School in Ringsfield Road in 1914
fell on the men. Charles Oxborough was killed.
home). Subscription started.
practice, well skilled in building. Mr Chance one of his employees, carpenter. Accidental Death; but
iron columns, anchors & ties should be added to the building.
caried on in the NEW WORKS near the Railway Station. New & improved working machinery.
present a diving stage to the town swimming pool in recognition of its long and close association with the local community.
industry. A new patent steam capstan was introduced in 1884 and within three years a range of five sizes were in production. In
the early 1890’s a steam-driven road vehicle was constructed with a twin cylinder engine developing about 5 h.p. Although
quite successful, increased activity on the marine side of the business took priority and no further development work was
introduced on road vehicles. By the middle of the 1890s the company had designed and developed main propulsion machinery
and in 1897 the Consolation was the first drifter to be fully equipped with F & G machinery.
trawl, winches, seine winches and rope coilers, line haulers, donkey pumps, electrohydraulically driven capstans, marine
research instruments and special winches for research vessels.
deck equipment with the exception of the Beccles rope coilers, used for seine net fishing throughout the world, and now the
company’s main valve products enjoy a high reputation.
established near the railway station
employ 300 men in the manufacture of their patent steam capstans.
Hutsons (Beceles) Ltd. an associate company of K E Hutson Ltd of Kessingland, acquired the abattoir business of Swifts in
1982. The company manages a fine, up-to-date export approved abattoir and distributes pork, beef and lamb throughout the UK
and Europe. Livestock is purchased from all parts of East Anglia direct from farms.
G E I EUROPACK
The original company of Europack was established in Beceles as a general engineering company in 1965. Since
1970 the company has specialised in packaging machinery and is now amongst the major UK suppliers of
shrinkwrapping, stretchwrapping, pal letwrapping and case-erecting machines.
occupies a modem purpose-built plant at Common Lane North, and produces an entire range of machines being designed and
built at Beceles.
exports to a number of countries throughout the world.
acres of well-planted garden ground admirably suited for building & through which itr is proposed to construct a new road from
Ingate Road [now Grove Road] to the Station.
SALE: Ingate Lodge in 30 Lots (for many years Residence of late Mr Fenn) with Offices, Vineries & 4