English Electric Co., M.R.I. (Meters, Relays and Instruments), Stafford

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Date:1965

Description:Pictured at St Leonard’s Works, Stafford, during an inspection of several process indicator/transmitters prior to their dispatch.

Left to right: Messrs. B Glavey, Superintendent, Relay and Instrument Assembly; J. Nixon, Supervisor, Process Instrumentation Section; R. Merry, Process Instrumentation Sales and Contracts and A.E. Tasker, Chief Engineer, Process Instrumentation Section.

This equipment would be used to transmit information regarding the oil pressures of auxiliary gas-turbine generators which were installed at West Burton Power Station to provide extra power at peak loads.

Acknowledgement: The English Electric and its People magazine, February 1965.

Additional information: St Leonard’s Works in Stafford was originally built in the 1960s during English Electric’s ownership. The site became part of GEC (The General Electric Company) during 1968 and over the years was often known as Measurements or the M.R.I. (Meters, Relays and Instruments) and later as P&C (Protection and Control). On 22 March 1989 it became part of GEC ALSTHOM, an Anglo French Joint Venture. On 22 June 1998 this in turn became part of ALSTOM with a global headquarters in Paris and on 2 November 2015 the Stafford Grid and Power Businesses became part of GE (General Electric, an American Company).

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Creators: Dr Derek Pinches - Contributor ,  English Electric Co. - Creator

Image courtesy of: Mr Bob Metcalfe

Donor ref:BM-DPIN-018a (192/31799)

Source: Mr Bob Metcalfe

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