Bridon Wire    



Carr Hill

Doncaster, DN48DG

United Kingdom



Company description

Manufacturing: Principle activities include manufacturing of high tensile rope wire, prestressed concrete wire and strand, bedding, seating, and mechanical spring wire. They also manufacture items from natural fibers such as cord and twine. They do wear resistant metal products and engineering equipment.

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News and information about Bridon Wire

Taking on the Role of Town Mayor Left Garry Emotional
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times; June 16, 2016; 700+ words
...his sister Jennifer. His father worked as a joiner contracting at the building of local power stations and then at Bridon Wire in Doncaster, while his mother had a variety of jobs until the mid-1970s."Our house on Ordsall Road backed onto...
Horrendous Noise in Factory Meant We All Had to Lip-Read
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times; April 2, 2015; 624 words
Bridon Wire was an integral part of Ordsall, and indeed Retford, life before the factory closed a decade ago.The wire rope mill on Ollerton...
Passing of a War Hero
Mirfield Reporter (Dewsbury, England); February 21, 2015; 473 words
...Heckmondwike, where John was a committee member of the cricket club. He worked at several factories and finally retired from Bridon Wire, Cleckheaton in 1982 due to ill health. John and Joan moved to Roberttown in 1985, firstly to a bungalow and later...
D-Day Landings War Hero Dies Aged 90
Spenborough Guardian (Cleckheaton, England); February 9, 2015; 555 words
...between 1947 and 1966 they had four boys, Brian, Reid, Brent and Glyn. Betty died in 1980. Jim became a patron of Bridon Wire club in Cleckheaton, where he met future partner Joan Stephenson and moved to the town. When Joan passed away in 2000...
Massive Chemical Blast at Doncaster Factory
Doncaster Free Press (Doncaster, England); May 16, 2014; 291 words evacuated last night after a tank of chemicals exploded. Fortunately no-one has been injured in the incident at Bridon Wire on Carr Hill, Balby. The explosion was reported to South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service at 10.35pm and four appliances...
Guardian Readers Help Write History
Spenborough Guardian (Cleckheaton, England); February 22, 2014; 700+ words source from abroad. In 1971 the Hirst business was acquired by British Ropes Limited which in turn became part of Bridon Wire in 1974. In 1976 Exchange Mill was finally closed. In the early days of WWII
Annoyed over Tree Treatment
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times; August 16, 2012; 304 words
...Sir - I am most surprised and annoyed that Bassetlaw Council have allowed a small copse of twenty or so trees on the Bridon Wire site in Ordsall to be cut down. I understood that most trees had protection orders on them so that these copses would...
270 jobs hang in the balance
Retford, Gainsborough & Worksop Times; October 7, 2010; 300 words
Talks on redundancies were continuing this week between unions and management at Bridon Wire Ltd. The firm announced last week that 270 workers were to lose their jobs at the company's factories in Doncaster, Retford...

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Industry information

NAICS codes 
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are used to classify businesses for the purpose of collecting statistical data related to the U.S. economy. NAICS codes have been assigned to international companies to help organize all companies by type of activity.  

Primary: 332618 - Other Fabricated Wire Product Manufacturing

314991 - Rope, Cordage, and Twine Mills

332510 - Hardware Manufacturing

332722 - Bolt, Nut, Screw, Rivet, and Washer Manufacturing


SIC codes 
Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes classify establishments by their primary type of activity. SIC codes are a U.S. Census Bureau system but can apply to international companies.  

Primary: 3496 - Miscellaneous Fabricated Wire Products industry report

2298 - Cordage and Twine industry report

3429 - Hardware, NEC industry report

3452 - Bolts, Nuts, Screws, Rivets, and Washers industry report