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Brabazon aeroplane with Price rubber components
Fitted with Price rubber items
Inshore minesweepers fitted with Price engine mounts
Submarine clad with P[rice manufactured tiles
Daring class destroyer fitted with Price engine mounts
Over 200- minesweepers
Daring Class  Ships
      J PRICE (of BATH) LTD established 1936
ISO 9001: 2001
All had engine rubber mounts
and rubber  made by  J Price

Part of company history. In 1939  TENNIS AND SQUASH BALL production ceased,war work producing tyres and rubber items took over. 1947 saw Price with the Admiralty (MOD) developing anti vibration units for ships engines,compressors,generators. Still made today and used around the world


For Industry

     Custom/bespoke Rubber  moulding     Specialising in rubber to metal bonding

Stock items:

Rubber parts for boat trailers,

Handle grips of various styles

PD Mounts & Shock washers for  ship and marine engines.

    Office .................Liz Butcher
   Industrial sales...   Louise Price
   Consumer sales...  Louise Price
  Managing Director.. Derek Price
Telephone..........0044 (0)1225 742141,
   Fax.....................0044 (0)1225  743237

      Quarry Hill
     SN13 8LH
 The only ball maker  in Britain,
Europe and the Western World.

Making Tennis balls,Squash balls and other balls since 1936,  
All other balls are imported , and made down to  ‘price points’.
This is not  our scene ,we concentrate on  Quality,
Specials, top end products, personalized balls for all.

Making Tennis balls  in WHITE, Purple,Lilac,
Yellow,(of course) and two colours,
 personalising them for individuals and companies.

Tennis ball facts:  DID YOU KNOW ?
1. Balls used to be  bigger,
these days  are made practically to the smallest size allowed
2. Harder than they used to be.  
3. Tennis  STILL declining, approximately 35%  during the past 30 years.
Balls for juniors starting into  tennis  started out  at 65mm dia,
then a larger ball, 70mm, appeared for a while, and
 after comprehensive development for the LTA
the  final preferred size became  75mm. .....
           The PRICE Red 75

Manufactured  Ball  products are:

Tennis balls,     Balls for Mini Tennis,   Squash balls,   Balls for mini squash,   Fronton balls,   Skittle balls,   Official Racket balls,

Eton Fives balls,   Hand balls,   Reaction balls

 Printed tennis balls, Branded tennis balls.   Personalised balls

England’s and Europe’s ONLY Ball maker

Britain’s Tennis ball factory

           Since 1936

Balls developed for the Sports Associations.

                                Tennis, Squash,  Racketball and Fives.


The  Magnum type 3 tennis ball initially for the ITF,  became a World Standard


The larger lighter Red 75  mini tennis ball for the LTA became the UK standard


Official balls for The England Squash & Racketball Assoc  for ‘Mini Squash’.


Official balls for  England Squash & Racketball Association  for Racketball .


Manufacturing rubber components from a few grams up to 50kilos

Small enough for rapid response,big enough to meet most requirements

                                               Established 80 years

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