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Savile Transport operated out of the yard subsequently used by Morrison Contractors and now private housing where the old police station was sited.

The business went bankrupt in about 1967 but at one time employed 100 + people, mostly locals from the Castleford and Featherstone areas.     The business operated 44 trucks in its peak and the owners were Arthur Marsh, Cliff Marsh and Ron Marsh.     Arthur later formed a new haulage business  operating from a yard at Watergate…