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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Holloway Bros

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Holloway Bros


Industry

Wholesale and Export Clothiers

Location

Stroud

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

75

Women

300

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

100

Women

500

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?

Yes, shortage of houses

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Have been here nearly 100 years

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?

Cloth


Rail

What form of power do you use?

Steam engine generating steam for presses and electric light and power

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

no



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