Hindley Paint Company9 Comments
Item #: 32073
like ???? Paint Co, and I think it shows
Hindley and Wigan on the cab door. Any ideas ?
The Morris FG lorry has a Wigan number plate,
AJP 453C. I cant identify the location.
it looks like acebialac paints .
My brother worked for a paint company, in Hindley, in the late 1950s, early 1960s.. Keystone Paints, in existence since 1937. Now in Tottenham, London.
The wording above the cab reads 'Robbialac Paints'. They were quite a well known company. Merged with Berger in the 1960s.
Quite a bit of information on Google.
A little bit of research tells me that there was a paint factory on Atherton Road, and also Platt Lane in Hindley.
One factory became Keystone Paints and then later became
Berger Paints. The name above the windscreen is Robbialac
Paints, one of several brands that was sold by this firm.
Perhaps Robbialac had a factory at Hindley, or maybe just
a sales outlet for the decorating trade. I expect that some
older folk from Hindley will remember the paint factory.
The name ROBIALAC springs to mind
I worked in the 60s for Berger Paints in Hindley whose plant and offices were just beyond and on the other side of the road from what was then the Monaco. Could this be them?
Keystone paints was up Platt Lane in Hindley and backed on to Borsdane brook.Many times when we were kids they just dumped paint into the brook turning it multi coloured and killing all the fish etc,mainly stone loach.The pollution went down for miles.My mother worked there in the sixties.
An interesting history.
My father Stan Richards worked as a delivery driver for the paint factory in Hindley some time in the 60's. The names Leyland Paints and Berger Paints ring a bell.