Nuffield Study - Appendix 2 - Waller
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Nuffield Study 1943

Appendix 2

George Waller & Co Ltd


Industry

Gas and Hydraulic Engineers

Location

Brimscombe

Number employed at present time (June/ Sept 1942

Men

181

Women

18

Estimated Numbers employed prewar

Men

173

Women

5

Estimated postwar numbers (a)men (b) women

20% less

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?

Steam, gas

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



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