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Furniture Services Ltd was located at 124 Rangitikei Street, with Porter Motors Ltd's temporary premises next door. Porter Motors originally traded as Fowler & Porter but separated into two entities in 1935. In 1976 the company opened a new building with repair bays and and a spare parts department on Tremaine Avenue, and in 1980 added a CNG supply facility. In 1971 Porter Motors was sold to the Shelley Group, who onsold the 62 employee company February 1982.

Identification

Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection Bc 450
Date
1953
Digitisation ID
2009P_Bc450_BUI_2622
Held In
Coolstore

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buildings,
car painting,
garage,
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shop,
store,
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