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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Stroud Piano Company

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Stroud Piano Co


Industry

Piano Manufacturing

Location

Woodchester

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

45

Women

3

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

180

Women

10

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

More than 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 1912

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

20% by bus

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Timber through Port of Bristol then by Rail

What form of power do you use?

Electric from grid

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

No

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

No



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