General Mech. Engineers and Iron founders
Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942
Estimated Numbers employed prewar
Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women
Does the housing situation effect your supply of labour at the present time? If so, in what way?
Unable to house the additional labour that could be absorbed , Our regular men would live nearer the works if houses were available.
Do you expect to remain after the war?
What proportion of your employees travel to work by train (other means of conveyance) from other districts?
Very few by train. 30 travel by motor care or motor cycle, others cycle.
What is the nature of your principal raw materials?
Does it come by rail, canal or road?
pig iron, coke foundry and gas, steel bars, plates etc. Rail
What form of power do you use?
Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?
own anthracite gas plants up to about 300 HP
Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available
|We have sufficient supply for our requirements|
National Archives BT 64/3114