The company commenced operating as W.G. Richards & Sons, Brodawel, Moylgrove. W.G. Richards was a general haulage contractor with a steam engine, and was offered a contract with Higgs and Hill when the R.N.A.D. Trecwn was being built. He carried workmen in 14 seat vans to the construction site at R.N.A.D. Trecwn in a valley three miles south of Fishguard.