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Westwood Works 1903-2003

Westwood Works in 1923

These wonderful and evocative photographs date from 1923, four years after Joseph Baker & Sons merged with Perkins Engineers to become Joseph Baker Sons & Perkins. They were taken after the Great Fire of 1922 and just before the name change to Baker Perkins Ltd.

Commercial Office Drawing Office Drawing Office Invoicing Department General Stores Office Drawing Office Staff Costing, Specification and Invoicing Board Room
Paint Shop Stores Tool Stores and Inspection Room Section of Plate Shop Packing and Despatch Turret M/C Bay Small Lathe Bay Small Lathe Bay
Gear Cutting and Light Boring Bay Light Drilling Bay Boring Bay Milling Bay Horizontal Boring and Planing M/C Bay Vertical Boring and Shaping M/C Bay Horizontal Boring M/C Grinding and Radial Drilling M/Cs
Grinding M/Cs Tool Room Tool Room Tool Room Demonstration Bakery Heat Treatment Shop Rough Grindery Marking Off Tables
Laboratory and Metallurgical Department Tool Stores Inspection Room General Stores General Stores Erecting Shop Erecting Shop Fitting Shop
Fitting Shop Erecting Shop Erecting Shop Packing and Despatch Department Plate Shop Smiths Shop Plate Shop Plate Shop
Smith's Shop Tube Shop Tube Shop Bar Stores - Cutting Off Section Bar and Plate Stores Power House Foundry Foundry
Foundry Foundry Foundry Foundry Fettling Shop Pattern Makers' and Carpenters' Shop Pattern Makers' and Carpenters' Shop Pattern Stores
Pattern Stores Paint Shop

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