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English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

The English Electric Co. commenced the manufacture of the all-welded “Comet” tank after receiving a contract for 200. The “Comet” a descendant of the “Cromwell” had heavier armour and a more powerful ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and the Ministry of Supply

English Electric staff and Ministry of Supply personnel are pictured during a visit to the Stafford Works. On the left: Mr J W C Milligan, Manager, Stafford Works, on the extreme right is thought to be ...

English Electric Co. Stafford Tanks on Cannock Chase

A “Covenanter” Tank being put through its paces on the testing ground on Cannock Chase. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience and engineering organisation ...

English Electric Co. Stafford Tanks on Cannock Chase

Pictured above is Brigadier-General G M Barnes, Assistant Chief of Ordinance, US Army with members of the Special American Mission accompanied by Major-General Crawford of the Ministry of Supply and British ...

English Electric Co., Hixon Works, Stafford

A general view of the Assembly Shop located in a former airfield hanger which became part of English Electric’s site on New Road, Hixon. In the photograph there are a number of current transformers ...

English Electric Co., Ltd. Stafford

Senior Managers, guests and employees are pictured at the Stafford Works during a presentation to Mr George Horatio Nelson, Esq. M.I.E.E. At a later date Mr Nelson became the 1st Lord Nelson of Stafford ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is a 'shop floor’ area at the English Electric Co. Lichfield Road Site in Stafford. In the centre is a large stator frame partly assembled with a view of the copper windings. The Stafford Works ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This English Electric employee is pictured working on a large stator where he is adjusting the lead ends on the stator winding. This view was taken in an area known as '68 Bay’ which is located on the ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This office building was known as The English Electric Co. ‘Main Offices’ on the Lichfield Road site in Stafford. The large flags on the roof were usually flown for special celebrations and for important ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is a Hydro-Electric generator, one of three units destined for the Khatima Hydroelectric Power Plant in India. This type of motor generator was made for the Hydro-Electricity Industry and at ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is an alternator produced by the English Electric Co. on the Lichfield Road Site in Stafford. An alternator is an electrical generator which converts mechanical energy to electrical energy ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Left to right: Mrs A H Wroe, Mrs M S Thacker, Mr M S Thacker, Dr G F Tagg, Mrs C D King and Miss J V MacDonald are pictured during a visit to the English Electric’s Stafford Works. The Stafford factory ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured are employees at a presentation on the ‘shop floor’ of the Transformer Manufacturing Department. In the centre Mr F. Evans holds a certificate signed by colleagues and on the table are several ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

The Billiard and Snooker Room in the Social & Athletic Association (Social Club). This was located in a building at Stychfields, adjacent to the Lichfield Road Factory. Many local companies encouraged ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This group photograph was taken during a visit to the English Electric, Stafford Works by the British Ambassador to Burma. Left to right: Mr E.W. Peace; Mr Fred Merricks, Superintendent Switchgear ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is the Over-speed Test Building on English Electric Co.'s Lichfield Road site in Stafford. Over the years this facility has been used to test rotors manufactured by the English Electric Co. ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This English Electric employee is pictured working on a large rotor where she is about to use the knife held in her right hand to trim the edges of insulation on the rotor. The Stafford factory was renowned ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured is a ‘shop floor’ area at the English Electric Co. Lichfield Road Site in Stafford. In the centre are two typical small rotors manufactured at the site. At a later stage these rotors would ...