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1906

Trading Started as H. Incledon & Co.

Identifying the growing South African gold mines as a promising market for pipes, valves and pipe fittings, Herbert Incledon of Edgbaston Birmingham started trading as H Incledon & co in 1906.

1906

Trading Started as H. Incledon & Co.

First consignment dispatched to Johannesburg

Using his experience gained at Lloyds & Lloyds - the forerunner to Stewarts & Lloyds - the first consignment was dispatched to Johannesburg and sold by Robert Philpot - his South African agent.

First consignment dispatched to Johannesburg

Brother Walter takes up the reigns

By the end of the first year the fledgling company had shown a small profit and the mines soon began to depend on the quality workmanship of Incledon.

Brother Walter takes up the reigns

Increased Demand results in Expansion

To meet the increased demand for steel pipe, the company acquired Lambert Brothers (Wallsall), and soon began exporting steel pipes and fittings to South Africa.

Increased Demand results in Expansion

Expansion Fever

During the depression years, Gerald Incledon, Herbert’s son, joined the newly established Durban branch and very soon the company began to expand. The expansion fever reached the Johannesburg operation.

Expansion Fever

Blakeborough - Incledon plant

In 1947 a Blakeborough - Incledon plant was established in Benoni to manufacture valves. Incledon & Lamberts was formed as a holding company.

1947

Blakeborough - Incledon plant

London Stock Exchange

In 1951 the company was listed on the London Stock Exchange. At the same it was decided to put the company in the hands of a South African board of directors and a new company was formed - H. Incledon & Co. (South Africa)

1951

London Stock Exchange

Established Company

The company has become well established as a supplier to the engineering and building industries as well as public authorities by the mid 1950’s.

Mid 1950’s

Established Company

Boumat Limited

In 1979 Boumat Limited acquired the shareholding and the decision was taken to re-enter the pipe, valve and pipe fittings supply market.

1979

Boumat Limited

Plumbing & Civil Markets

Management, having been in the industry for many years, acquired the company from Boumat and re-entered the plumbing and civil markets as well as retaining the markets developed since inception.

1999

Plumbing & Civil Markets

Incledon Cape (Pty) Ltd

Incledon Cape (Pty) Ltd was formed as a separate legal entity via a management buyout by Glenn Turner and Mark Laden of the Cape Town Branch. Chris van Wyk was appointed as the Sales Director in 2015.

2001

Incledon Cape (Pty) Ltd

Trademark acquired

Mark Laden & Chris Van Wyk acquired the shareholding of the major shareholder, Glenn Turner. In the same year they acquired the trademark of Incledon (Pty) Ltd and continued trading under this new entity.

2022

Trademark acquired

Johannesburg Branch

Incledon (Pty) Ltd continued to grow and the decision was made to reopen in Johannesburg. Leon van Vreden was appointed director for Johannesburg and entrusted with the day to day operations of the new Johannesburg entity.

2023

Johannesburg Branch

Incledon at Glance

We take care of all your Civil Engineering & plumbing Supply needs

At Incledon, we’ve got your civil engineering & plumbing supply needs covered. From a  comprehensive selection to quality assurance, expert guidance, and reliable service – we take care of it all. Your civil engineering & plumbing projects deserve the best, and we deliver excellence every time.

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