Westwood Works 1903-2003
This aimed to illustrate to potential school leavers the vital importance of engineering to the life of the nation. The stand featured information on career opportunities together with photographs and models of the products made by local companies. Baker Perkins wholeheartedly supported this activity and the stand was a key stopping point in the itinerary of the VIP visitors to the Show.
|1977: Jim Deboo meets the Duke of Gloucester||1978: Stephen Hargreaves and Jim Deboo greet Prince Charles||1978: Jim Deboo shows Prince Charles around the stand||1978: Presenting the gearwheel to Prince Charles||1978: Ted Thain meets His Royal Highness||1979: Careers in Engineering booklet||1979: Careers in Engineering booklet|
|1983: The-Duke of Gloucester tries out an ankle rotator|
At the "Careers in Engineering" stand in 1978, Prince Charles was presented with an inscribed memento of his visit. The gearwheel was made in Baker Perkins' Works Cutter Shop and the presentation case in the Pattern Shop.
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