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Company History Fyfe Wilson was started in Glasgow by Mr Fyfe and Mr Wilson soon after the first world war as manufacturers of generating sets. In 1919, an office of Fyfe Wilson was opened in London by Mr HFK Dearlove. In 1921 Mr Dearlove aquired the company and it was incorporated as a limited liability company and located at Station Works in Bishop’s Stortford. This allowed the company to expand into electric motors and engine drives that were being installed to modernise factories. Over the following years, work continued on generators following the spread of the national grid and the conversion to the new 440/240 volt AC system. During the Great Depression, the company diversified further to maintain operations. At the start of the second world war, the company was engaged by the Admiralty to carry out secret development work on heavy marine diesel engines and specialised generators for minesweepers. After the war, the company returned to commercial work and started site installation work and the manufacture of electromagnets. In 2001 the company purchased an industrial unit in Raynham Road and relocated here. In 2019, the company relocated to the current premises in Harlow.
Company Profile Fyfe Wilson occupies part of an industrial unit on Edinburgh Way, Harlow. This 11000 sqft facility houses a specialist rewinding facility, panel building room, pump repair and test area, machine shop, welding bay and a trade counter. As all operations are in house, repairs can be made more efficiently. One of our key strengths is our experienced employees who have worked for the company for many years. The average number of years service for engineers in the company is 19 years with the longest serving employee on 51 years and still going. Our mission statement and quality policy is available here. Interesting Facts In 1948, Fyfe Wilson was honoured to build and supply the mobile generators for the royal train used by Princess Elizabeth to tour South Africa. Fyfe Wilson has supplied 4 electromagnets which will be used by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN). Station works has been demolished to make way for and expansion to the ALDI store on London Road.
The original works Fyfe Wilson occupied in Station Road from 1922 to 2003
Moving into the new unit in Raynham Road.
Fyfe Wilson Ltd, Unit 2, Electro House, Edinburgh Way, Harlow, Essex, CM20 2EG
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Updated 29/04/2020