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    Hardy Spicers Ltd

    Hi Astoness Yes Hardy Spicer had a social club which was based beyond the factory and did have 2/3 full snooker tables in the bar. Friday lunch was always the meeting place for office staff and engineering department. The club also had a superb concert room and boasted a revolving stage (if I...
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    Hardy Spicers Ltd

    David Mackin was an animal when annoyed, but could be quite funny when it suited him. I remember the story of him on the shop floor just after tea break and there was only one operator on the section who had quite a weight problem. DM asked him if he had eaten all his mates? The white carpet was...
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    Hardy Spicers Ltd

    Still got the hair even though I am retired, lasted at GKN until 2013, good company, good pension scheme
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