As for me -- Yes I worked in the 'Switch' from 1964 until 1969. I worked on the 'copper drilling m/c' in the M/C shop for about a year, and then the m/c and myself were moved to the copper bending section in 'Fab 2'.   My wife Cynthia [ne Westwood] worked in the Switch from 1962 until 1967 when our first child was born. She started in the Engraving Room, but was later transferred to CTs [coil winding].   My daughter was receptionist in Personnel from 1986 until 1997.   Cynthia's mother worked in the canteen from the late 50s until the end of the 1960s. Her name was Gwyneth Westwood.  [will send her photo when I find it]. Many employees should remember her as she often 'serviced' the tea/coffee M/Cs throughout the factory.   All the best, ...................... Lionel Mills ..............




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    Hi I am Colin Watkins an Alumni of "the Switch". I have some fond memories of the old place and I am sure that you have too. Send me your memories or comments and share! You  can email me at colinwatkinsis@gmail.com