big things have small beginnings


Great things in business are never done by one person. They are done by a team of people.

It is undoubtedly true that the spirit or teamwork was an outstanding feature through the three generations which managed the business. Striving to produce whatever the customer might demand, adopting new and up to date methods and scrapping old ones and caring passionately for the people in the business.

One of the philosophies of William Pinkham or the ‘Old Govenor’ as he was latterly known which he imparted on his son Leslie when he first went out into the world reads ‘In your successes remain humble, remembering that whilst thousands deserve success few ever achieve it’

This section looks at three areas of the company's progress.