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Re: 1977 TR7s
« on: May 17, 2019, 09:00:12 PM »
> When BBC Nationwide visited in February 1978 the plant only had a few months

of life left.

> Workers were just returning to work, after a 17 week strike, to fight plans

to close the site.

17 week strike?!?!



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Re: Re: 1977 TR7s
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2019, 01:30:37 AM »
I grew up and still live here in Luton in the UK, my dad worked as a Tool Maker at Vauxhall ( part of GM ) who made Luton there home. I grew in the 70's and they too were always on strike ! We got free school meals when they were and myself and a lot of the kids I went to school with ate a lot of free meals.Like Speke they closed the plant years ago and now its just a flat piece of land slowly being developed.