Bolton Company Histories

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Bolton; where the ice cream wafer sandwich was invented and birth place of the much loved Ian Mckellan, Bolton is, unbeknown to some, an interesting place with a rich history, and on this ‘Bolton Company Histories’ page we have worked with some of these Bolton based companies, researching and developing these Bolton Company Histories, featured in our Bolton nostalgia book.

Bolton School – Bolton School: ‘Pride in the past, confidence in the future.’ Read the engaging company history of the much-loved, well established Bolton school here: Bolton School PDF

Anthony Axford -Building up a reputation for 50 years of supplying the best quality doors, windows, flooring, kitchens, bathrooms, timber and hardware – Antony Axford’s excellent company history can be read here.

Richard Threlfall Group – The Richard Threlfall Group comprises of three companies and the diversity of these is one of the factors surrounding the Richard Threlfall Group that wows people. These companies consist of: Orseal, GB Silicone Technology and, since 2006, Hurstwell Developments.  This fantastic company was established over 175 years ago and has been developing and thriving ever since. Read the outstanding company history here. 

Russell & Russell – Founded over 120 years ago, the Russell & Russell company history is another company history in Bolton which will truly interest you. Offering outstanding legal advice services while also remaining personable and warm, this is the place to go for legal advice with integrity. Read the company history here: Russell & Russell

Movetech UK – Another successful business in Bolton, the Movetech UK group produce the best turn-tables around and are continuing to turn positively with increased speed by the year… Started in 1959, this interesting company history will get your head spinning! Movetech UK company history

Halbro Sportswear – Set up in 1919 by 2 men discussing the difficulty of finding quality rugby clothing,  Halbro Sports has gone from strength to strength and is one of the most trusted sportswear suppliers in the UK. Read this personable and enjoyable company history here: Halbro Sportswear company history

Livesey Funeral Services – Established in 1848, this independent, family run funeral company has a fascinating company history. Read it here: Livesey Funeral Services

The Sherwin-Williams Company – Established for many years, Sherwin-Willliams, the ‘paint and coating’ company, joined forces with ‘Leighs paints’ of Bolton and are now the leading paint supplier in Bolton and in many other areas across the globe. Read the colourful company history here. 

 Heritage Trade Frames – For the sturdiest frames in the Northwest look no further than Heritage Trade Frames. Set up in 1989 these are one of our more recent Bolton company histories, but this company history is still rich with intersesting facts about the company’s development. Read it here: Heritage Trade Frames

SC Chadwick & Sons – SC Chadwick & Sons, ‘managing the business of waste’ SC Chadwick & Sons  provides one of the best recycling services in Bolton. Read the company history here and don’t forget to check out their snazzy website –