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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Chalford Stick Co

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Chalford Stick Co Ltd


Industry

Umbrella Sticks and handles; general wood turners

Location

Woodchester

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

12

Women

7

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

35

Women

30

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

100-

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 1903

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?

Gloucestershire Beech

Road

What form of power do you use?

Steam, water, small petrol set

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

Yes, steam

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

Certainly, if price was competitive



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