We love to see your photos and this one was sent through with a couple of names. We’ve now managed to name some more…
14 May 1968
Britain’s biggest motor manufacturer, the British Leyland Motor Corporation, employing nearly 200,000 men with annual sales worth more than £800 million, comes into existence officially today. Leyland’s merger with BMC in January was described tactfully at first as a joining of forces, but the new operatng structure announced today is clearly dominated by Leyland management philosophies and Leyland men.
Workers at the Standard-Triumph factories at Coventry, where wage rates are among the highest in the country, were concerned yesterday lest the board changes in the company foreshadowed policy changes which could lead to redundancy or to attempts to cut wage rates.
The Guardian, 23 August, 1961
After its first flight on the 25th November, 1940, the de Havilland Continue reading “The Wooden Wonder – The Mosquito”Mosquito was immediately adopted as a high-flying, ultra-long range, photographic reconnaissance machine, and with rather more reluctance as an unarmed bomber, by Royal Air Force Bomber Command.
Stoneleigh Road, Gibbet Hill
After our recent post featuring Ernie Bates presenting a worker who was just about to get married we can now name all the faces!
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