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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:54 pm 
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Tad wrote:
The History Man wrote:
Don't know why but Overburys springs to mind.


Alive and well at 138 Ashley Road, Bristol.



I thought they ceased trading at the end of 2011.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 5:59 pm 
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FluffyChicken wrote:
Might be easier to do the opposite ;-)


This, unfortunately. A bit like the car industry, but compressed into 3 decades or so.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:59 pm 
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Tad wrote:
The History Man wrote:
Don't know why but Overburys springs to mind.


Alive and well at 138 Ashley Road, Bristol.


Closed in 2011? According to local source and Internet. Went into receivership.

https://yacf.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=51934.0

Et al


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:59 pm 
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That's me told, I thought they were still going. Ho hum.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 8:30 pm 
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Zoobits
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Halson
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I'll think of some more later........


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 9:24 pm 
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You could say all of them cept maybe generalized as the original owner is still there
Mind you scott nicol is still ibis and orange are still on first owners

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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:59 pm 
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NeilM wrote:
X-Lite.


Whilst X-Lite dont really exist any more the same guys run Muc-Off and occassionaly find X-Lite bits in their storeroom and flog them under their Muc-Off Ebay account.

They found that there was more money in muc than alu 8)


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 3:03 pm 
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Raleigh springs to mind. The name exists, but a far as I'm aware there is now no real link between the new and old companies.


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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 4:09 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Ceased to Exist
PostPosted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:14 pm 
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Bontrager and Salsa. Still around in name but not what they were originally.

Funk, Grafton, Cook Brothers, McMahon, Zinn.


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