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Virtual design helps granite firm stay on track for lockdown Alstom factory move

A digital replica of the new Granite House factory created by Digitalplus A Lancashire manufacturer has kept its move to Preston on track during lockdown with the help of digital technology and a replica virtual factory. Granite House, which makes granite and […]

12 months ago
New jobs to be created as former Alstom factory is taken on by stone firm

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling The former Alstom factory in Strand Road is set to be full of life once more. Lancashire-based stone work surface fabrication company Granite House is expanding its operations to the […]

2 years ago
Preston memories of Alstom and GEC Traction

Colin Rogerson pictured right with the gearboxes he built, and his good friend Cliff Scott, who sadly passed away in 1996 The motor assembly team, circa 1999 Former employees at one of Preston’s biggest employers are mourning the loss of the company from the city. Alstom, maker of train parts, was […]

3 years ago
Blow as Alstom announces it is pulling out of Preston

Alstom was based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling Alstom is based in Strand Road near the Docks Pic: Paul Melling A major employer in Preston with links to the city for decades is preparing to leave. Alstom has […]

4 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement A new blue plaque for Preston and it’s a world first

The Dick Kerr blue plaque in all its glory  Pic: Gill LawsonDick, Kerr Ladies Football Club historian, Gail Newsham, has been tireless in her determination to have a commemorative blue plaque […]

4 years ago
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