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Chelmsford's Industrial Heritage Talk

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Northumberland Building, Writtle University College

Lordship Road

Writtle

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Join us for a fascinating talk on the rich industrial heritage of Chelmsford. Discover a history of ground breaking inventions, railway building and electronic innovation.

A variety of refreshments will be available to purchase upon arrival at 6:30pm. The talk will begin promptly at 7pm and run until approximately 8pm.


“Chelmsford has a rich and varied industrial heritage which includes many ground-breaking inventions. During this talk we will cover a large number of these marvellous achievements. The variety is amazing and includes from the early years the location of a rope maker’s walk and one of the many local iron foundries. From the Victorian era there is the first Marconi radio factory, a generator house used for public street lighting and a steam omnibus factory. The commentary will also include the building of the railway through Chelmsford, the precise manufacture of ball bearings, the evolution of radio, radar and the early days of television.”

Please contact Jo Hasnip (jo.hasnip@writtle.ac.uk) for further information

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