Canley Halt was opened for passengers on 30th September 1940, primarily to serve the nearby Standard Motor Company’s Works. The crossing had previously been known as Canley Gates from its inception when the London & Birmingham Railway first provided a gate keeper’s house in 1838 to man the gates. Continue reading “Canley Halt”
The Recreation Club Committee, 1949.
Continue reading “Recreation Club Committee”
Jack Gowland Storekeeper in Tool Control, Fletch South. Continue reading “Jack Gowland – Storekeeper”
Edna Durham, Sister-in-Charge of Surgeries at Standard-Triumph in Coventry. Miss Durham started work with the Company in 1946, as a nurse. She was promoted to Sister-in-Charge of Surgeries in 1959. She liked to keep up modern methods of treatment and install new equipment. Dedicated to her work, she undertook studies in industrial welfare. Continue reading “Sister Edna Durham”
Jim Campion, a hoist operator in the Paint Shop, Canley, was delighted with his retirement presents from his workmates. Continue reading “Jim Campion – Paint Shop”
Another fantastic period photo. Continue reading “Shop Floor”