Robert Greenwood Tarran - Tarran Industries

Tarran Industries

Tarran created his company from scratch, and it eventually employed 10,000 people. Working under contract to the Ministry of Defence, the company also constructed airfields and coastal defences, in addition to its civil contracts.

The company designed and made prefabricated houses during World War II, almost 20,000 of which were erected during the latter years of, and immediately after, the war under the Housing (Temporary Accommodation) Act 1944.

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