1904 Express 'Price List', listing farms, dairies and 'refreshment depots' at that time. (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1904 Express 'Price List', listing farms, dairies and 'refreshment depots' at that time. (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1905 Depot and 'Refreshment Depot' List (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1905 Depot and 'Refreshment Depot' List (Courtesy Gerald Croxford)
1950 Express Dairy Operations  (map image from Alan Salt)
1950 Express Dairy Operations (map image from Alan Salt)
1950 Map of Express Dairy Co. locations. Appleby, Bideford, Billingshurst, Bradford, Chester, Chesterfield, Dewsbury, Egham, Faringdon, Frome, Horam' Greater London (2 Farms, 5 Bottling Centres, 116 Retail Branches, 250 Dairy Shops), Leyburn, Midlands (Wholesale Depots, Milk Bottling Dairies, Retail Branches, Milk Delivery, Cheese Factories, Milk Collection), Rowsley, Seaton Junction, Sheffield, Tarvin (Courtesy Alan Salt)
1950 Map of Express Dairy Co. locations. Appleby, Bideford, Billingshurst, Bradford, Chester, Chesterfield, Dewsbury, Egham, Faringdon, Frome, Horam' Greater London (2 Farms, 5 Bottling Centres, 116 Retail Branches, 250 Dairy Shops), Leyburn, Midlands (Wholesale Depots, Milk Bottling Dairies, Retail Branches, Milk Delivery, Cheese Factories, Milk Collection), Rowsley, Seaton Junction, Sheffield, Tarvin (Courtesy Alan Salt)
1950 Processing Centres, Retail Depots and Shops (Express Salesman's Manual Fourth Edition)
1950 Processing Centres, Retail Depots and Shops (Express Salesman's Manual Fourth Edition)
1957 Recent Appointments. (Express News March)
1957 Recent Appointments. (Express News March)
1958 Sales and Outgoings described in a chart. (Express News July)
1958 Sales and Outgoings described in a chart. (Express News July)
1958 Milk sales volumes, showing modest increases for liquid milk, and a trebling of volume for milk for manufacture, over the period 1954-8. (Express News July)
1958 Milk sales volumes, showing modest increases for liquid milk, and a trebling of volume for milk for manufacture, over the period 1954-8. (Express News July)
1958 Terry Thomas promotes milk at the June Dairy Festival. (Express News July)
1958 Terry Thomas promotes milk at the June Dairy Festival. (Express News July)
1959 Walter Nell reports the acquistion of Independent Dairies, the opening of Wakefield Dairy and a new Processing Centre at South Ruislip.  (Express News December)
1959 Walter Nell reports the acquistion of Independent Dairies, the opening of Wakefield Dairy and a new Processing Centre at South Ruislip. (Express News December)
1959 Recent Appointments (Express News October)
1959 Recent Appointments (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1959 Trading results and milk sales volumes. (Express News October)
1960 W.E.D. Bell talking about a 5-day week for all - perhaps a bit premature! (Express News Spring)
1960 W.E.D. Bell talking about a 5-day week for all - perhaps a bit premature! (Express News Spring)
1960 W.E.D. Bell talking about a 5-day week for all - perhaps a bit premature! (Express News Spring)
1960 W.E.D. Bell talking about a 5-day week for all - perhaps a bit premature! (Express News Spring)
1960 Recent Appointment. (Express News Spring)
1960 Recent Appointment. (Express News Spring)
1960 Board of Directors and Executive Committee. (Express News Summer)
1960 Board of Directors and Executive Committee. (Express News Summer)
1960 Express Dairy Divisions (Express News Summer)
1960 Express Dairy Divisions (Express News Summer)
1960 Recent Appointments (Express News Summer)
1960 Recent Appointments (Express News Summer)
1960 Walter Nell reviews progress, with the acquisition of Allied Dairies in Manchester, the Surrey Sterilised Milk Company at Nine Elms, Hornby and Clarke in Richmond and Towers Holdings in Essex. (Express News Summer)
1960 Walter Nell reviews progress, with the acquisition of Allied Dairies in Manchester, the Surrey Sterilised Milk Company at Nine Elms, Hornby and Clarke in Richmond and Towers Holdings in Essex. (Express News Summer)
1960 Trading Accounts Summary. (Express News Summer)
1960 Trading Accounts Summary. (Express News Summer)
1960 Big increases in liquid milk sales between 1956 and 1960, with trebling of manufactured milk volumes. (Express News Summer)
1960 Big increases in liquid milk sales between 1956 and 1960, with trebling of manufactured milk volumes. (Express News Summer)
1960 Recent Appointments (Express News Christmas)
1960 Recent Appointments (Express News Christmas)
1962 W.E.D. Bell's Chairman's report - interesting that the logic for moving to cartons was to allow high speed bottling plant to run without changeovers. (Express News Spring)
1962 W.E.D. Bell's Chairman's report - interesting that the logic for moving to cartons was to allow high speed bottling plant to run without changeovers. (Express News Spring)
1962 Express Manufacturing Centres. (Express News Christmas)
1962 Express Manufacturing Centres. (Express News Christmas)
1962 Express Foods Production and Marketing Organisation Chart (Express News Christmas)
1962 Express Foods Production and Marketing Organisation Chart (Express News Christmas)
1965 Recent Appointmenrs (Express News Christmas)
1965 Recent Appointmenrs (Express News Christmas)
1965 (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 (Express News Summer/Autumn)
1965 Acquisition of J. Good and Sons Dairy. Chris Austen remembers in 2024 "Tony, the oldest brother, died aged 90 three years ago. I took over from Paul in 1968 but have not remained in touch. David died a few years ago and Dudley, who was a near neighbour when I lived in Maidenhead, had a very successful career owning and operating garden centres. There was a fifth brother who did not work in the business and became a solicitor." (April Express News)
1965 Acquisition of J. Good and Sons Dairy. Chris Austen remembers in 2024 "Tony, the oldest brother, died aged 90 three years ago. I took over from Paul in 1968 but have not remained in touch. David died a few years ago and Dudley, who was a near neighbour when I lived in Maidenhead, had a very successful career owning and operating garden centres. There was a fifth brother who did not work in the business and became a solicitor." (April Express News)
1965 Express Dairy Export ltd set up following the launch of UHT milk. (April Express News)
1965 Express Dairy Export ltd set up following the launch of UHT milk. (April Express News)
1966 Chairman's Report, in Express News Summer Edition
1966 Chairman's Report, in Express News Summer Edition
1966 W.E.D. Bell announces the formation of the Creameries Division, and congratulates Crediton for its butter award at the Dairy Show. (Express News Autumn & Christmas)
1966 W.E.D. Bell announces the formation of the Creameries Division, and congratulates Crediton for its butter award at the Dairy Show. (Express News Autumn & Christmas)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 1 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 1 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 2 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 2 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 3 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 3 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 4 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 4 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 5 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 Express night-time operations Page 5 (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 London and Northern Region organisation chart. (Express News Summer 1966)
1966 London and Northern Region organisation chart. (Express News Summer 1966)
1967 E.K. Robarts announces new bottling centre in Maidstone, new plant at Wakefield and Whythenshawe, and new retail depots at Rochdale, Widnes and Crewe. (Express News Summer)
1967 E.K. Robarts announces new bottling centre in Maidstone, new plant at Wakefield and Whythenshawe, and new retail depots at Rochdale, Widnes and Crewe. (Express News Summer)
1967 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1967 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1968 Recent Appointments. (Express News Christmas)
1968 Recent Appointments. (Express News Christmas)
1968 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1968 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1968 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1968 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1969 Two important retirements following the acquisition of Express by Grand Met - Sir Henry Turner and Walter Nell.  (Express News Christmas)
1969 Two important retirements following the acquisition of Express by Grand Met - Sir Henry Turner and Walter Nell. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Confirmation by E.K. Robarts of the acquisition of Express Dairy by Grand Metropolitan Hotels, and organisational changes within Express. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Confirmation by E.K. Robarts of the acquisition of Express Dairy by Grand Metropolitan Hotels, and organisational changes within Express. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Recent Appointments and senior managers. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Recent Appointments and senior managers. (Express News Christmas)
1969 Momentous year for Express, with the takeover by Grand Met. (Express News Autumn)
1969 Momentous year for Express, with the takeover by Grand Met. (Express News Autumn)
1969 Recent Appointments (Express News Autumn)
1969 Recent Appointments (Express News Autumn)
1969 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1969 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1971 Recent Appointments (Express News Summer)
1971 Recent Appointments (Express News Summer)
1974 JTC announces latest developments for North Tawton, Lockerbie, Maidstone, Newbury, Whetstone, with shop developments in Sydenham and Hendon.(Express News Spring)
1974 JTC announces latest developments for North Tawton, Lockerbie, Maidstone, Newbury, Whetstone, with shop developments in Sydenham and Hendon.(Express News Spring)
1974 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1974 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1974 Recent Appointments (Autumn Express News)
1974 Recent Appointments (Autumn Express News)
1975 Recent Appointments(Express News Christmas)
1975 Recent Appointments(Express News Christmas)
1976 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1976 Recent Appointments (Express News Spring)
1976 Milk Division organisation chart in April 1976 (Express News Spring)
1976 Milk Division organisation chart in April 1976 (Express News Spring)
1978 Express Products Production Locations
1978 Express Products Production Locations
1980 Management appointments. (January Express News)
1980 Management appointments. (January Express News)
1980 Recent Appointments (Express News April)
1980 Recent Appointments (Express News April)
1980 Tony Good's first article as Chairman of Express. (Express News October)
1980 Tony Good's first article as Chairman of Express. (Express News October)
1980 John Travers Clark on a mini milk float, before taking over as Chief Executive of Grand Met's Hotels and Catering Division.  (Express News October)
1980 John Travers Clark on a mini milk float, before taking over as Chief Executive of Grand Met's Hotels and Catering Division. (Express News October)
1980 Recent Appointments (Express News October)
1980 Recent Appointments (Express News October)
1981 Tony Good reports on progress. (January Express News)
1981 Tony Good reports on progress. (January Express News)
1981 Recent Appointments (January Express News)
1981 Recent Appointments (January Express News)
1981 Progress Report from Tony Good.  (April Express News)
1981 Progress Report from Tony Good. (April Express News)
1981 Recent Appointments. (April Express News)
1981 Recent Appointments. (April Express News)
1981 Recent Appointments. (Express News July)
1981 Recent Appointments. (Express News July)
1981 Express Milk and Eden Vale combined together, with Express Foods as a separate operation. (Express News December)
1981 Express Milk and Eden Vale combined together, with Express Foods as a separate operation. (Express News December)
1981 Recent Appointments (Express News December)
1981 Recent Appointments (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1981 Tony Good announces details of organisational changes. (Express News December)
1982 New Grand Met and Express Export management structure. (Express News February)
1982 New Grand Met and Express Export management structure. (Express News February)
1982 New Grand Met and Express Export management structure. (Express News February)
1982 New Grand Met and Express Export management structure. (Express News February)
1982 Recent Appointments (Express News February)
1982 Recent Appointments (Express News February)
1982 Recent Appointments. (Express News April)
1982 Recent Appointments. (Express News April)
1984 Recent Appointments (Express News Winter)
1984 Recent Appointments (Express News Winter)
1989 Roger Davenport appointed as MD of Eden Vale, with John Gibson taking over his role as MD of Express Foods, and many other management changes.  (March Express News)
1989 Roger Davenport appointed as MD of Eden Vale, with John Gibson taking over his role as MD of Express Foods, and many other management changes. (March Express News)
1994 History of Express Dairy following the Northern Foods acquisition (Courtesy Michael Adread, minor changes made by Peter Roper)
1994 History of Express Dairy following the Northern Foods acquisition (Courtesy Michael Adread, minor changes made by Peter Roper)
1998 March-Express News Front Cover - launch of Express Dairies company after demerger from Northern Foods
1998 March-Express News Front Cover - launch of Express Dairies company after demerger from Northern Foods
1998 Express history highlights from 1868 to 1998 (March Express News, courtesy Michael Aldread)
1998 Express history highlights from 1868 to 1998 (March Express News, courtesy Michael Aldread)
1998 New Express Logos for the launch of the 'new' Company (March Express News, courtesy Michael Aldread)
1998 New Express Logos for the launch of the 'new' Company (March Express News, courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Neil Davidson reports financial results, and proposed Glanbia takeover. June 1999 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Neil Davidson reports financial results, and proposed Glanbia takeover. June 1999 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Neil Davidson reports financial results, and proposed Glanbia takeover. June 1999 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
1999 Neil Davidson reports financial results, and proposed Glanbia takeover. June 1999 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Chris Haskins reports profits drop, and announces his retirement. Christmas 2001 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2001 Chris Haskins reports profits drop, and announces his retirement. Christmas 2001 Express News. (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Express and Arla "join forces" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Express and Arla "join forces" (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Express History according to Arla Foods
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
2003 Arla takeover of Express Dairy (Courtesy Michael Aldread)
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