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Company History

Whitmore’s Company History

1890 – Business founded by T.G.Whitmore, originally a blacksmith & wheelwright.

1900 – Austin Whitmore, son of T.G.Whitmore, started milling home grown round logs.

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192941ft Oak beam supplied for St. George’s Chapel.

Windsor and William Mallinson & Son acquire all shares of Whitmore’s Timber Ltd.

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1958 – Having been laying maturing for 8 years, Whitmore’s supply Oak for The Old Bailey doors.

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1972 – Whitmore’s Timbers site in Bury St Edmunds was bought by the Ministry of Transport, so the company relocated to its current site in Leicestershire.

1984 – Installation of vacuum kilns.

1987 – Supply of timber for The Globe Theatre, London.

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2000 – Whitmore’s Timber is acquired by Michael Smee.

2003 – Old mill closes.

2005 – Whitmore’s Timber opens new mill.

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