AERATED BREAD COMPANY (ABC)

This record is held by London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

Details of ACC/2910
Reference: ACC/2910
Title: AERATED BREAD COMPANY (ABC)
Description:

Minutes and Property Registers

Note:

RES MAY 91

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Date: 1869-1885
Held by: London Metropolitan Archives: City of London, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Aerated Bread Company Ltd, 1862-1955, bakers, confectioners and light refreshment contractors

Physical description: 2 files
Custodial history:

The records which survive were found in abandoned premises in Camden Road. Other records are known to have existed but were destroyed or damaged by flooding.

Administrative / biographical background:

The Aerated Bread Company Ltd. was incorporated in 1862 as bakers, confectioners and light refreshment contractors. The first bakery was in Islington until it moved at the turn of the century to Soho. A factory was built in Camden Road in 1930. By 1923 it had 150 branch shops in London and 250 tea rooms. The firm was taken over by Allied Bakeries Ltd in 1955 which became in turn a subsidiary of Associated British Foods Ltd. It is believed that it ceased trading in the early 1980's.

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