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Below are links to tools Buck & Hickman Limited (now called Buck Hickman In One) sold from a 1935 catalog

History provided by Buck Hickman In One
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Brothers, George, Joseph and Matthew Buck, London toolmakers and dealers.

Ann Buck marries John Roe Hickman.


Ann Hickman opens a small tool shop, Buck & Co, East End of London.


Rapid growth - Industrial Revolution


Business flourished with John Roe Hickman.
Buck & Hickman moved to Whitechapel Road, London.


Glasgow branch opened


Manchester branch opened


Birmingham branch opened


Rapid expansion through to 1914


BuckHickman InOne played an important role in both wars, providing both tools and manpower. Whitechapel premises were badly damaged in both wars, particularly the second, during which period the company was forced to operate out of 25 different locations. However the firm continued to grow.


Acquired by Sterling Guarantee Trust. Expansion
programme throughout seventies and early eighties


Sterling Guarantee Trust merged with P&O Group


17 Buck & Hickman branches


Acquired by Charles Baynes group of companies


Acquisition of Pillar Engineering Supplies.
27 Buck & Hickman branches


Acquisition of UK Tools Ltd. 31 Buck & Hickman branches


Relocation of Head Office, from Sheffield, to
National Distribution Centre, Coventry West Midlands.


Opened new branch in Plymouth


Relocation of Manchester branch to new premises


Relocation of Cardiff branch to new premises


Buck & Hickman launches


I would like to thank Buck Hickman in One for providing the history on this company and for granting me permission to show the old catalogs

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