Monthly Archives: February 2013

Good to give something back

In 1977, my Father heard of a story about The Birmingham Women’s Hospital that wanted to retain a cancer machine that they had been trialing which had proven to be a great success. Dr Joe Jordan led an appeal to see if … Continue reading

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Playing away from home

The next Hypermarket was in Bristol, meant that additional Plant was required to cope with the work. Cat D8H tractors c/w 463G and 435F towed scrapers, were purchased, larger Low Loaders were required to transport the ever increasing fleet. D8H … Continue reading

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Oh, for a cup of tea!

By the mid 1970`s demolition works had gone very quiet, a lot of sites had previously been cleared, the Country was coming out of recession, new construction and refurbishment of the old Victorian buildings was all the go. Coleman`s were … Continue reading

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Our first business premises.

1974 saw Coleman & Co (Plant Hire) Ltd purchase 43, Station Road, Stechford, and move, from the not too far away, rented property in Albert Road, Stechford, Birmingham. It was somewhere that the business could continue to develop and grow, … Continue reading

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