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Find the perfect hollingbury industrial estate stock photo. Where is all this industry now? This was the site where kids from the Patcham side of Carden Avenue had mock cowboy and indian battles with those from the Hollingbury side. As an aside, Gil Percy is well known to us, he was mates with a previous Works Director (Arthur Sullivan) and our current Toolroom Manager (Mike Dyer) served under him for some years. Good luck with finding the manual, and all the very best. 5 & 6) and CVA regarding the transfer of a strip of land to the south of our site which actually facilitated the building, presumably, of the extended, No.6 factory. 168 Other Attractions within 5 miles. Steve, Derry was so important to K&T / KTM, so many huge orders which brought prosperity and work to the town. I worked in the Hollingbury heavy machine shop on nights for two years from 1968 till 1970 on the Swift-Summerskill Plano mill and I have a photo taken of me by my Dad working this machine if you are interested. Get free quotes from MyBuilder's Window & Door Fitters near you now in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, Brighton. I know from other sources that the “technology transfer of the H-60” were difficult times. 839 New jobs in Hollingbury Industrial Estate on totaljobs. The company’s various facilities around the Brighton area were eventually consolidated to Hollingbury. The Department was responsible for the development of that and other industrial estates in the town, and the management of the huge portfolio of land and buildings owned by the Council. Both Nobel & Lund of Newcastle, and Kearns Richards from Manchester were in receivership. Wow Dennis I didn’t know that! The whole site is well maintained. Poland in particular comes up again and again. Hello, I stumbled across this site talking about K&T this afternoon so thought I would google it as I worked in the cost office in Hollingbury during the summer of 1972, coming down from Manchester. I’ll look out for your article, when will it be published? I shall look through this again now, no doubt several times, and relay it to Alan. It was lucky timing for me as we were employed as the main designers and Manufacturers for NCR at Dundee, making Cash Machines. Spent many a happy hour keeping the 400 and 1500 machine tools in production at our factory in Chippenham. I now live Turkey but I worked at Coombe Road C.V.A in the 1960s. See our collection and add your own! Any chance of a copy of the old DVD. I remember Des, Terry and think the managers name was Dave. Sadly we Brits don’t seem to make much anymore, I think all the best Toolmakers must be in China. Browse a list of properties for sale in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, East Sussex - page 3. FYI: When Giddings & Lewis acquired K & T in early 1990, the place was stripped of most historic information by employees who did want to see it thrown in a dumpster as the factory was being emptied out ready for the new owner, Quad Graphics Inc. Much of it is now at the West Allis Historical Society, to whom I would donate the DVD. I ended up on the bench next to Jack Cook, my mentor in the Press Tool Dept. They also had a garage within the Hollingbury factory, it employed about 3 or 4 mechanics! I was told about the fact that there was a train siding for the unloading of coal and steel, it would be good to hear more about it. The award-winning people’s history of our city. While at the Kemp Town factory I worked in the planning office headed by George Francis. I am an Indian from Mumbai and I am having goose bumps as I write this. It was during this time that the smallpox scare happened and we were quarantined in the office until the health department sent out people to vaccinate us. In 1926, the Company first became involved in the manufacture of metal cutting machine tools. Find and apply for the latest jobs near Hollingbury Industrial Estate from Aldrington, Bevendean Industrial Estate … Also it made the two factories as one, running parallel the full length of Crowhurst Road. Hi Peter: I guess that by now I am one of the oldest ex-employees of CVA/ CVA Kearney & Trecker/ KTM having had my 92nd last month.I can throw some light on the Dieing Press history. Firstly I was so pleased to hear from you all the way from India, and secondly that the old CVA Dieing Press was in use still after all these years in India. Hello John. My name is John and I am from Greece and recently I bought a Kearney & Treker machine. Incidently the track that was to become Olive Road was originally dog-legged and in fact ran diagonally from the railway bridge south-westwards through the industrial estate, joining Portland Road at the enterance to CVA. The story that CVA stood for “Copy Very Accurately” is funny but not true, as apart from being good at manufacturing, design at CVA/K&T was also excellent. Kearney & Trecker take over the company 1966 was to be a year of change for CVA. I remember Tommy Grieve well on CNC Sales! Model 3-5 axis was my speciality - ended up in Norway for good after installing 8 machines here. I also remember the tea girl who used to come around with tea and food. This is the story of the Dieing Presses and you can see now from where the comment that CVA stood for`Copy Very Accurately` comes from. This place is listed in the industrial zone category of the geodruid brighton 2020 guide. I started my apprenticeship as a Toolmaker in the factory in Upper St.James St. before moving to No.2 in Hollingbury. Best wishes. I started my apprenticeship with Paul in 1970, we both moved to Hollingbury in September 1972. Thank you very much for your time, Peter! Wow, that was some welding shop, talk about heavy duty! which was the beginning  of the Hollingbury decline. Finally I worked in the Unit Build Section with Don Timms (foreman), Barry Muir, Douggie Brown, Charlie Benford, Mike Dixon, Eddie Osbourne, Rex Lowe, Les Lucas, Roy Crowe and Dennis Bailey. I’m sure I know Mike Dyer, he was a tutor in the training school for a number of years with Gil Percy. Website +44 1273 007799. Strange but Rockwell Machine Tool Co Ltd, of Edgeware Road London, surely were in competition with CVA? It was a massive shock to us all when he died at such a young age, because he was very well liked. I used to collect the clocking in/job cards on the shop floor and balance the hours. I joined ktm in 1974 after 15 years in the RAF. Hi Alan, I got your email from some days ago, and the DVD was sent last week, enjoy. My Dad, George Pickett worked for CVA/K & T for most of his working life. He died very suddenly at the age of 34. and I remember Bob being up the end near the canteen working on tooling for the No. Figure 4 shows the steel skeleton viewed from the front of the No 2 factory in Crowhurst Road. By the way, can anyone give me details of the December “get together” of the KTM Social? Like the rest of the country, Hollingbury suffered with job losses, or redundancies as we called em! and we had to locate an underground high voltage cable so we could connect it to new machine in the heat treatment shop. 156 Catering & Hospitality jobs in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, Brighton (BN1) on Caterer. It also turns out that the Rockwell company have their origins in Milwaukee as do K&T. Just been having a conversation with my Granddad about his time working there. This was the second largest N.C. installation in the world, the largest being in the U.S. factory. Appliance Stores in Hollingbury . Search and apply for Hollingbury Industrial Estate vacancies today. The building was taken over in the late 1950’s by the North London company, Gross Cash Registers. Optimum - Southwick, Brighton. Find and apply for the latest jobs near Hollingbury Industrial Estate from The Lanes to Westdene and more. When I worked in the KTM tool room I sometimes popped into Talbot Tool to purchase drill bushes over the sales counter for the fixtures I was making, so I am familiar with the company. When we became KTM in about 1973, we began to row our own boat and K&T became our competitors. Dave Hilton was the manager of the football team, and you are correct regarding the cap and white car. It may have replaced the small one which opened about 1926/7, or they may have run in tandem? Concerns were also raised in Littlehampton, if the proposal was approved there would be job losses at the Fort Road, Lineside factory. Date: 8 December 2012: Source: Own work: Author: The Voice of Hassocks Always had a Xmas party for the works’ children – it was held at the Hollingbury factory and we all got a present – happy days. He continued happily at another firm in Hove until he retired aged 65 yrs. 01273 565566. Kearney & Trecker Ltd do not seem to have had patents in this area. Hi David, yes more recently some industry has moved to China, however Hollingbury Ind Estate, without being rude to the small manufacturers that are still there, went into decline many years ago, while China was still a “closed country.” If my memory is correct, decline started in the Thatcher years of 1979 onwards. Machines were really “designed to last” way back then and have probably out-lived those that designed and built them. It was a good firm at the time of investment by K&T in the States, it was a great pity that the quality fell off at the time of the H60 saga. Would be nice to know where the cnc’s ended up - I think they went to India. Find and apply for the latest jobs near Hollingbury Industrial Estate from The Lanes, Cliftonville to Fishersgate and more. Now that I know that it was a Rockwell design, this has put me on entirely different tracks! 01273 421777. A great craftsman, and a gentle giant. The factories on the estate employed 8,000 local people at one time but most of the manufacturing companies had closed down or moved out by the 1980s when fewer than 1,000 people were employed. Hi Barry, I too did my apprenticeship at School Road and then with Gil Percy at Coombe Road, before moving to Hollingbury about 1972/3. London architects Townsend were used for this massive undertaking. These flats were built at the same time. I worked at the Kemp Town location of CVA, until the move to the Hollingbury Industrial Estate, from 1949 through ... 30 Years Ago These photos show the demolition of STC/ITT Creed in 1986/1987 through to the opening of the Asda Superstore ... Fifty-something bloggers Many fifty-something mybrightonandhove bloggers, will like me remember, cold, dark, wet winter Saturday afternoons, in front of the coal ... Schoolboy fascination Many schoolboys of the early 1980’s were well aware and fascinated by the true story of huge aircraft wings ... Airbus/British Aerospace background In September 1967 the British, French and German governments signed an agreement to start the development of the ... 200 Series Max-E-Trace, innovation The standard 200 Series Max-E-Trace high-speed routing machine was already proven technology, installed and in production at ... X – Bed, technical data The X-axis bed was constructed from precision planned cast iron sections bolted together and accurately aligned ... Transport to BA Chester and installation Due to the huge size of the X bed, sections were assembled in the Brighton ... 1988 Upgrade By the mid 1980’s, with air travel even increasing, an extension to the 200 Series was planned. The No 2 and No 6 factories were 50 meters apart, the Company’s plans were to build a massive new factory, linking the 2 existing buildings. Does anyone remember my grandad, Bert Willis, who worked for CVT in the 1960s? Photos and articles about Brighton and Hove in the time of coronavirus. Another point was that the H-60 was new ground breaking technology, and bound to be frought with problems. 1150 jobs in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, Brighton (BN1) on totaljobs. Patcham Office. Website +44 1273 007799. Found your article about CVA. Find and apply for the latest jobs near Hollingbury Industrial Estate from The Lanes to Westdene and more. Hi Jo, no problem at all, go ahead as you wish! I worked in the factory that produced parts for cookers do you have anyone who knows about it please? I was also wondering about the pension scheme. Phone 01273 007799 . It’s also interesting to realise what was happening on the American side in the 1950s and 1960s. Regards, Martin. I’ve just been reading the desk diaries of my late grandfather Dermot London. I believe he started out as a Clerk at Eaton Road or Portland Road. Mr Aron resigned as managing director and the company name was changed from CVA to Kearney & Trecker. Recently more manufacturing has shifted out to Eastern Europe and China but the rot started ages ago. Will there be a KTM social meeting again in December this year? It was ... Back to Work! They were very friendly and would often lend me tools to fix my motorbike. I worked with Carl on inspection for many years, and have been going swimming/golf with him every Thursday since about 1990, and still go now! D.U.Rex. I was in the UK recently and met up with a friend who I worked with at C.V.A – haven’t seen her for about 50 years. Peter was an apprentice, one year in front of me. Tom Muggeridge and Gill Percy definitely shaped my future. I would like to update my last comment with a little more information on my time at CVA. Hi Vidyadharan (sorry but what is your first name?) Following the war he had been Production Manager at de Havilland Propellers Ltd. Building over Carden Park It was perhaps with insight into the future that the Company decided to build a new factory and consolidate the numerous factories in the area onto one site, Hollingbury. I left to finish my ‘time’ elsewhere. Email us. Thanks for a really informative website. Best nearby. I do remember Peter (Inspection Dept) as far back as my apprenticeship when I was in the training school under the supervision of Gil Percy and Tom Muggeridge. Also for many years the Company had ties with the U.S. machine tool manufacturer Kearney & Trecker of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Also, was the term “dieing” for a high-speed metal blanking press first used by C.V.A, as previously it was used for “clicking” presses in the leather etc trades? I doubt there is anywhere in Brighton where that type of heavy welding could be done now! Visited the factory in 1978 for a training course but can’t remember much else about it. Yes remember them both, we called Dennis Danny, he was a turner and also the union convener. Are there any other people around who worked in the pattern shop ? Peter, well done for putting this history together for us all to reminise over. Hello Peter, I have just had a rather belated look at your site, and espied the inormation that you have dug out concerning the C.V.A. Did you have a house called ‘Electra’ or something like that? As I knew it the old No 2 Factory was originated by Eric Aaron at the start of the War in order to make war stuff. in 1946 for his services to the aircraft industry during the war. It seemed so funny. See our collection and add your own! Looking back it was a good apprenticeship. PAGE: 1 2 Next > A Walk Back in Time c1985 I started in 1970, but did not move to the assembly floor till about 1975, on the Modula line with Joe Ryder and Fred Dyson, this was just shortly after the merger with Marwin Machine Tools. It was perhaps these investments, along with a decline in sales, which was to be the downfall of the Company. Photos and articles about Brighton and Hove in the time of coronavirus. I then moved upstairs to the drawing and design office where I remained until the company was shut down by the wonderful MD. Best wishes]. Email us. An account of the development of the factories of CVA (later Kearney & Trecker) on the Hollingbury Industrial Estate, Brighton. We spoke about the time we worked there, also at Portland Road. Dave always wore a flat cap and drove a tiny white car! BTW The AEs in Milwaukee were no different, if anything they were worse! Have a look at the Portland Road page, perhaps you could point out the foundry from the aerial shot? After progressing through the m/c shop and D.O. The government intervened and the business amalgamated with Marwin Machine Tools of Leicester who were also in difficulty. 152 Sale jobs in Hollingbury Industrial Estate on totaljobs. All old employees are welcome. This was mainly because CVA had 1st class toolmaking facilities. Shortly after that I joined the Tool Drawing Office on the other side of Charlotte Street. hollingbury industrial estate is located stevenson road in brighton (BN1 8) in the region of east sussex (england). Actually I remember in 1947 when there was nothing there at all. OPENING TIMES . Thanks Pete.! I was visiting the facility with the Canadian distributor, Williams & Wilson Ltd, from Toronto, Ontario with Dave Kreissel. In the mean time Littlehampton Council were hopeful that the Hollingbury proposals would be refused and perhaps a move to centralise operations in Littlehampton would be possible. Anything further, such as possible patent list on literature, or early history, would, as always, be appreciated. He also played for the KTM football team. Photographs and maps of the original factories can be found in Issue 21 of Sussex Industrial History ISSN 0263 5151. Peter! This place is listed in the industrial zone category of the geodruid brighton 2020 guide. After purchasing two CVA dieing presses from a recently closed company called GKW which was established by the British GKN in the 1940s. Dad was always fiddling in his shed, a whiz at repairing dynamos for the neighbourhood and also a gifted woodworker. We found it. Contact Us. It was a massive decision for the young engineer but he chose the most complex and expensive method, to demolish the massive end wall. Certainly it was not the quality of manufacture that fell-off at the time of the H-60. Figure 1 shows the proposed layout with some plots already let. 01273 565566. It was at this time that unemployment went from 1 million to 3 million, it was in the news every day. In 1957 Kearney & Trecker Corporation invested 1.5 million dollars in the Company. Either replacing proximity switches or reloading the systems tape into the Kongsberg CNC2000 control. I worked on the Automatics Division on their range of CVA Autos. Manual typewriters were manufactured in Brighton by Underwood Business Machines Ltd.; electric typewriters, adding machines and accounting machines were imported from the States for sale in the UK. Figure 6 shows the newly completed factory. Remember back then, Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister and also probably the reason the estate is so different today! I am still in touch with Keith Gore, Barry Ford and Geoff Smith who I know you will know. I do hope Brighton Corporation is helping to fund your service, as it is now a part of the Social Fabric of the area! 1), Image from the private collection of Peter Groves, Inside the new CVA factory Die Shop (Fig 2), Rear of the new factory, later the headquarters of the Evening Argus (Fig 3), Bill Neill, the new managing director under Kearney & Trecker, Carden Park, where the vast new factory was constructed, The vast new Kearney & Trecker factory (fig 10) Image from the private collection of Peter Groves, CVA and the Hollingbury Industrial Estate. My e-mail is “” should anyone want to contact me regarding C.V.A Press history. Search and apply for Hollingbury Industrial Estate vacancies today. Very few people seem to know much of the Kemp Town factory, I would be very interested to hear about it if you wish to email me at: I was there for about 9 months during 1959 as part of my apprenticeship. So many names that came back to me at a time when British Engineering was something to be proud of. Thank you so much for this article, it made the diaries come alive! Required fields are marked *, I consent to my name and e-mail address being stored along with this comment, and to the website editors communicating with me by e-mail about the comment if necessary. Machine tools produced by Kearney & Trecker were also very large, some weighing many tons. You could be in luck Gianni, there is a K&T Christmas reunion every year, we will meet this year on 4th December, I will ask the guy who used to run the “Spares Department” if spares are still available for the S12 Milling Machine! I would love to hear from any former employees that remember me. I only looked up the name of Kearney & Trecker out of curiosity as the company I work for still uses their machinery. Hi Colin I’m glad you enjoyed these pages, I’ve been very busy for some months, but there is still a lot more to come on Hollingbury Ind Estate, watch this space! Post war period During the post-war period the size of machinery that the Company was producing increased in size. The administrators put the FMT Pension Fund in the hands of William M Mercer of Chichester, the full address is: William M Mercer Ltd, Westgate House, 52 Westgate, Chichester PO19 3HF. Hello Peter Groves I’m an ex service engineer on the old machine systems, mostly electronics. It was wise to put the AEs in a building by themselves as the ribald comments would have not have sat well elsewhere. However the management decided to increase the product range by acquisition and purchased 2 failing machine tool companies. John Nurse employed me as a sales engineer in the late 1960s for Kearney & Trecker (Milwaukee)Ltd. He was a sales director at K&T/M for many years. The comments made and the names metioned brought back many happy memories. The area is also home to Hollingbury industrial estate which was, for many years, a … I remember hiring Alan as an Applications Engineer. *, The award-winning people’s history of our city, Proposed layout of Hollingbury Industrial Estate (Fig. Levels were set by the surveyors on the uneven ground and work was started in 1956. He worked there from 1952-1984, in the Portland Road factory. How did it come-about, that CVA were manufacturing the Dieing Press, and was it just a Rockwell design, built under license by CVA, or was it a joint venture? I worked for Kearney & Trecker and its name changes at various times (left twice, redundant twice) between 1971-1992. The lads on the floor would have me on. The model is 307 s12 and up in the machine model decals Daewoo. I enjoyed your article very much and you were absolutely spot on about Thatcher Mr. Groves. Browse professional courses in Hollingbury Industrial Estate and improve your career prospects with, the UK’s #1 job site. Don’t know anything about Electra, it must be someone else! It was good to hear all these comments from ex members of K&T CVA. Hollingbury Industrial Estate is a post WWII development which was intended to ensure the prosperity and employment of local people. The UK’s No.1 job site is taking the pain out of looking for a job. Just post your job to get free quotes from MyBuilder's Electricians near you in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, Brighton. I can relate to most of the names in the comment by Henry Stenhouse (4/01/09). This article, and the thread following it, is absolutely fascinating; history at its most local best! MyBuilder has 4,426 vetted, reviewed and trusted Window & Door Fitters (Perhaps he had connections to Strachan & Henshaw?) I was the home trade and then export clerk for Creeds from 1965 – 1971. The Hollingbury Industrial Estate, developed in the post war period, has had a long established association with keyboard machines. I was thrown in as a service man working everywhere trying to carry out control / mechanical mods. The proposed estate was to be built on the outskirts of the town, north of Patcham, below the junction of Carden Avenue and Ditchling Road. Perhaps you can leave a message on some other social media site for someone who is scrapping an S12, and purchase some old parts? Hi John Nurse. This was named the “Link Bay” and lorries could also drive right inside to be loaded within the bay. I was always repairing the magnetic crane that picked up the scrap metal from the train sidings that fed the furnace. As far as I am aware, the only product manufactured in Brighton were manual typewriters. Hi John, lets try not to fall out over this, however your comment did suggest that Brighton only manufactured one product. MyBuilder makes it easy to find local Window & Door Fitters. My information will not be shared with any third party (see our Privacy Statement - opens in a new window). I loved reading your article and others’; the photos took me to another era. An interesting read but my reason for writing is because I have a question. The name was changed to Kearney & Trecker Marwin (KTM). Also the new Portland Road development, completed in 1953, was mainly office space and not suitable for assembly of very large machines. Browse a list of properties for sale in Hollingbury Industrial Estate, East Sussex. I recall working in the assembly section of the EA NC machines at the Portland Road facility; in the Special Machines (Transfer Lines) assembly section at the #6 factory, and then at the conclusion of my apprenticeship travelling to the Littlehampton facility working in the NC programming department until the facility closed and was transfered to the #6 factory. Dieing Press. The area sits high on a hillside across the north of the city above Patcham which lies in a valley to the west, Coldean in a valley to the east, and the A27 bypass forming the northern limit. Your email address will not be published. I was a young chap just finishing my apprenticeship. The manufacture of Kearney & Trecker N.C. machines in Brighton was planned. They were both fine men and engineers. Looks as though the initial plan was to also extend the Ladies Mile Road to provide an additional link to”The Factories” as we called them. There is still a KTM reunion at the KTM club near Christmas, Can anyone give me any information about the factory on the Hollingbury industrial estate that manufactured adding machines and sunstrand machines under the name of Underwood in the 50s. This again now, following a complete refurbishment, their headquarters my work mates know about it remember! Is anyone who can help you 60 Retail jobs in Hollingbury Industrial Estate had great and... 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