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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Fibrecrete

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Fibrecrete Limited





Industry

Asbestos Cement Good Manufacturers

Location

Chalford

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

102

Women

2

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

102

Women

2

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

200

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

Yes, suitable labour cannot get houses or satisfactory lodgings

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Established before 1939

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

50%

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Asbestos and Portland Cement

Rail and Road

What form of power do you use?


Electricity

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

Yes, at present generated by steam - inefficient

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

Now changing over to public supply



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