Telford History: Glynwedd Foundry

casting

Back in the 60s, manufacturing was a tough business, and none more so than foundry work. This photo is a team casting iron at Glynwedd.

5 thoughts on “Telford History: Glynwedd Foundry

  • December 25, 2013 at 8:00 am
    Permalink

    My dad used to work there,he ended up with black sand on his lungs and it killed him aged 59yrs :-((

    Reply
  • December 25, 2013 at 8:42 am
    Permalink

    my dad worked there, in the 50’s and early 60’s, he was an electrician…..it used to be called Allied Iron Foundries back then

    Reply
    • June 27, 2016 at 10:07 am
      Permalink

      My father also worked there in the 1950s as an electrician

      Reply
  • June 6, 2018 at 12:15 pm
    Permalink

    I still work there now as a development engineer, and I can assure you all the health and safety standards have greatly improved.

    Reply
  • June 6, 2018 at 10:20 pm
    Permalink

    Glynwed .. not Glynwedd!!

    Reply

Leave a Reply

Your e-mail address will not be published. Required fields are marked *