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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 Tanks

The English Electric Co. Armoured Vehicle Factory (Tank Factory) at Stafford after the completion of extensions. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

A “Cromwell” tank made by the English Electric Co. (identified by its number) on active service in France. During World War II, the English Electric Co. Ltd placed its accumulated experience and engineering ...

English Electric Co. Stafford and Tanks

A “Comet” tank outside the Armoured Vehicle Factory, undergoing its water test with other tanks of the same type in the background. The first “Comet” all-welded heavy cruiser tank was delivered in October ...

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 general view of the Assembly Shop in the Switchgear Division at the Lichfield Road site in Stafford. In the photograph there are control boards in various states of production, which on ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

Pictured above are employees outside the rear of the Main Offices off Lichfield Road, Stafford. This building was extended (on the right of the picture) around 1947 and again in the late 1950s.

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 photograph was taken looking south near to the West Coast Main Line and the Queensville Bridge at the English Electric Co.'s Lichfield Road Site in Stafford. On the right are factory buildings ...

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

A large transformer is pictured preparing to leave the English Electric Co., site for the CEGB (Central Electricity Generating Board) Power Station at Rugeley. The photograph was taken near to the junction ...

English Electric Co., Stafford

This image of a new electric lathe (on the right) and employees in the Machine Shop at the Lichfield Road Works in Stafford has been taken from an original glass negative. The Stafford factory was renowned ...