The companies below are all Warrington companies that were – or still are – associated with wire. They were either involved with manufacturing wire (sometimes called wire drawing), weaving wire or even making tools and equipment for wire workers.

This article was written for the Wire Works Project 2020-2021, a National Lottery Heritage funded project aiming to highlight and celebrate the legacy left by the wire industry, which dominated Warrington’s employment structure for over 170 years, putting the town at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution.