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Message Number: 4 - Saturday, February 17, 2018 12:03:31 PDT
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Name:  kenneth green

Following my retirement from the NHS two weeks ago after 31years service, I have just stumbled across the Baker Perkins historical site. I was employed as a Pattern and Model Maker at Baker Perkins from 1969-1980 . I have fond memories of producing a large number of full size and scale models of a wide range of machinery for the Industrial Design Team.

I originally made my first scale model for the company when I was asked to produce a scale model of the complete Westwood Works site with the proposed new office block that was eventually built.

It is a shame that the political and world financial circumstances enabled the peicemeal dismantling of such a fine engineering business so that it is a shadow of it's former self.

I have a large number of photographs of many of the models that I produced including the new office block project that I would be happy to share copies for use by this website.

Message Number: 3 - Saturday, June 4, 2016 03:48:58 PDT
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Name:  John Ladley

To let former colleagues know that Ron Ladley ( Printing Outdoor Engineer ) passed away on the 25th May 2016. Suddenly but peacefully at the age of 93.

Message Number: 2 - Saturday, May 7, 2016 11:35:34 PDT
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Name:  Robert Gascoyne

I've just 'tripped over' the Rifle and Pistol Section page - the photos are before my time, but it was still good to see so many faces I recognised! - Brought back great memories

Message Number: 1 - Friday, November 6, 2015 02:56:05 PDT
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Name:  James

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