Cory Environmental, Southend on Sea

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Cory Environmental started out in 1896 as William Cory and Son Ltd, transporting coal into London on the River Thames.  Coal was the lifeblood of the city and after they had made a fortune in the first thirty years they diversified and began to transport waste using the city’s waterways.  In the 1980s however the company grew weary of the union riddled coal and oil distribution business and these services were sold, and the business decided to expand into and concentrate upon waste management.

In 1990 the company was renamed Cory Environmental and it appointed Blunders and Bodger to run the municipal division.

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6 responses to “Cory Environmental, Southend on Sea

  1. Andrew,

    Very funny and quite accurate! Quite glad I am not mentioned!

    I do hope that Bodger got his just desserts and is now in penniless retirement!

    All the best Bill

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  2. Hi Bill,

    Good to hear from you, hope everything is going well for you. Now that you have mentioned it I have add to rectify my oversight and find a sentence to add one of my recollections about you.

    Andrew

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  3. Hi Bill,

    Good to hear from you, hope everything is going well for you. Now that you have mentioned it I have found it necessary to rectify my oversight and find a sentence to add one of my recollections about you.

    Nothing bad of course…

    Andrew

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