hi anne my name is ron rudd and I worked with ron smiith at regents as a mecanic/driver in the early 70s he was a good bloke to work with and we had a lot of laffs he left regents to go to pickfords tank haulage in arthur st. I used to drive the quinton hazel works service from camp hill to reditch in the mornings.My husband's first father in law was Ron Smith, a mechanic and driver for them. I've found some photos which I've sent to Mike. Thanks for posting this one Bill, it feels good to have the photos put to use. He asked me how I found the website so now he'll know it's up to you! Anne
Absolutely right, Novelty. The part to the left is now rebuilt, and the entrance doors canopy has gone but the four plates where the support beams met the wall are still there and the windows (one with a dummy balcony) are the same.May I suggest that the photo of LHA329 & KUY722 is not taken outside Needle Industries but outside the Concert Hall at Cadbury's Bournville factory?
I have done already, with a link to this page. I was also able to tell him( Mike Butler) "The one you list as "SWP 722- The location looks to be a pub in South Warwickshire or Worcestershire; possibly Inkberrow, Alcester, Feckenham or Sambourne? Can anyone put me right on that? (Photo: Courtesy Anne Watton)"Im sure the site owner would be happy to modify the details on the site, why not contact him?