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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Playne

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Wm Playne and Co





Industry

Woolen and Worsted Cloth Mfrs

Location

Minchinhampton

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

65

Women

87    Juveniles 36

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

67

Women

94  jubeniles 26

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

As prewar

Does the housing situation effect your supply of labour at the present time? If so, in what way?

no

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Established 1769

What proportion of your employees travel to work by train (other means of conveyance) from other districts?

None

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Wool and yarn

Rail and Road

What form of power do you use?

Electricity and water turbine

Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?

partly by water turbine driving generator (mainly from W Glos Power Co

Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available

No
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