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Organisation: The Slide House

Historical details of this organisation
Full name
The Slide House Ltd
Short name
The Slide House
Known activities
Known date(s)
Activity
1920s-1950s
slide retailer/hirer
Date of foundation
1928
Date of winding-up
1957
Main period and nation of relevant activity
1920s-50s, England
Notes

The exact relationship between 'The Slide House' and Luscombe Toms is slightly blurred: in the 1920s 'The Slide House' appears to have been a trade name used by Toms' business, but by the late 1930s was the name of the company itself.

Its last appearance in the London telephone directory (as 'Lantern Slide Makers') was in November 1956, suggesting that the company ceased trading in late 1956 or early 1957.

Queen Victoria Street was heavily damaged in air raids in May 1941, and this is likely to have been the date and reason for the company's relocation to Petty France.

Related organisations

took over business of H. Luscombe Toms, c.1928

Known locations
Known date(s)
Connection
Location
1942-1956
business address
Lucerna ID 1001542

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 1 February 2019

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