Albert Gordon Widdowson joined W.C Jones.
Albert Widdowson bought G.D. Metal Company and opened his first yard.
Purchase of Salts Scrap Metal, Walsall West Midlands.
Purchase of C. H. Ford.
Purchase of New Site in Deptford.
Purchase of a site in South Shields, Tyne & Wear.
First export facility opened.
Purchase of Enfield Metal trading, North London and Purchase of Sheppards Metal.
Purchase of F.W. Rookes Metal Company in North London.
Opening of a four acre dock on The River Thames.
New Site opens in Deptford, South East London.
Purchase of H. Williams + Sons, Hitchin Herts.
Received Queens Award for Industry plus Purchase of William Fry & Co West London.
Group Name change to Metal and Waste Recycling Ltd.
Purchase of Formans Recycling in County Durham.
Family Sale of Metal and Waste Recycling Ltd to Barclays Private Equity.
Acquisition of Gillett Recycling in Harlow Expansion.
Purchase of new four acre state of the art recycling facility in Basildon, Essex.
Purchase of Hammel shredder. A Bonfiglioli Baler was also installed at our site in Epping, Essex.
Export Facility in place at Basildon.
Purchase of a 900T Lefort Shear installed at Basildon to increase processing capacity. £500,000 investment.
Purchase of three new Altas Mobile Handlers and an Ecotechnique Baler.
Acquisition of three non-ferrous shredders to process high volumes of alloy grades.
Purchase of the Rota 710 (Shear/Baler) installed at Epping site to further increase processing capability and re-development of Epping site at a cost of £300K.
Public commitment to actively manage and reduce carbon emissions and report results.
Purchase of two new sites: Hockley, Birmingham and Halsfield, Telford (three and one acre facilities respectively).
Release of Carbon Baseline Report upon which all future carbon reduction strategies will be measured.
A further one acre site acquired in Basildon to aid further expansion.
Installation of solar panels on buildings at Basildon site.
TWM become 100% Carbon Neutral with the Award of the Gold Standard.