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    Quote Originally Posted by Limy Sami View Post
    Here in North Norfolk we used to have ''Leicester Fortnight'' when all the shoe and hosiery factories shut down - oddly enough the only trades not on holiday that fortnight were the mechanics, machinists electricians etc etc.

    I once went to Fords @ Dagenham when they were on summer shutdown (took a van load of parts we'd made ''over the water'') - mayhem doesn't even come close, ……...I swear they'd taken the whole plant to pieces and were putting it back together.
    I worked at " Fords " at Halewood. We were installing some transformers over the weekend. The amount of contractors working there was amazing as was the jobs that got done in 48 hrs if enough men were on the job.

    Regards Tyrone

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