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Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Sperry Gyroscope

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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

Sperry Gyroscope Co. Ltd


Industry

Scientific Instrument Makers

Location

Stonehouse

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

668

Women

301

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

-

Women

-

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

Not known

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

Yes, lack of adequate housing facilities prevents importation of skilled labour

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Not kwown

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

60% bus, 22% cycle, 11% car 7% only live near enough to travel on foot.

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

Metals including alloys

Rail and Road

What form of power do you use?


Electric

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

adequate supply at present



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