The Wellington Steel Tube. Co.Ltd
was a family business mainly based on the borders of West Bromwich
and which closed in 1969. Owned by the Turner family - who also owned the Upper Arley
estate in Worcestershire
and created many injokes about Wellington there - it employed generations of Black Country
people in hot rolled sections and tubes
amongst other areas.
The site was later sold to the British Steel Corporation, Babcock International and other concerns before in 1998 or 1999 being sold to Asda Stores, now part of the Wal-Mart chain of shops and stores. It now holds a superstore and petrol station.