1858 to 2018

 
 
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We are an independent Preston-based family firm, suppliers to the public and trade since 1858

 
 
 
 
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Now in its sixth generation, the business founded by Richard Slinger, was then situated in the heart of Preston, specialising in wood working machinery at a time prior to the advent of electric power. His son William took the decision to carry a broader range of ironmongery items.

 

 Slingers shop on Fishergate? around 1930???
 Slingers shop on Friargate c1906
 
 
 
 
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We've taken all the innovations of the years in our stride.

We've come a long way.

 
 
 
 
 
 
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