Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Workman
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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

H Workman Limited
 





Industry

Timber Merchants

Location

Woodchester

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

71

Women

3

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

102

Women

3

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

Depends on Govt.policy after the war

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

Completely. Rent Restricts Act means that houses required for employees are occupied by others

Do you expect to remain after the war?

Established 100 years

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

Approximately 25% by bus

What is the nature of your principal raw materials?

Does it come by rail, canal or road?

English timber

Rail and road

Mostly road, part rail

What form of power do you use?

Steam

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


Yes 



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