Gas and Hydraulic Engineers
Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942
Estimated Numbers employed prewar
Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women
Does the housing situation effect your supply of labour at the present time? If so, in what way?
Accommodation very limited
Do you expect to remain after the war?
Established here many years
What proportion of your employees travel to work by train (other means of conveyance) from other districts?
Two - thirds
What is the nature of your principal raw materials?
Does it come by rail, canal or road?
Cast iron, steel timber and fuel, phosphor bronze and allied metals Rail & Road. Canal was formerly used until closed
What form of power do you use?
Do you produce your own power? If so, is it generated by steam or gas?
Engine and electric. In part - steam and gas produced
Would you be interested in an increased public supply of electric power, if available
|Sufficient supply - would be interested in cheaper supply|
National Archives BT 64/3114