Marchon : The Whitehaven Chemical Works

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Marchon was one of Whitehaven's largest employers, employing over 4500 people directly and indirectly at their Whitehaven plant. This book tells the story of one of the cottage industry rising to an international industrial giant and then back to nothing again, with the plant closing in the early 1980s.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 165 x 235 x 8mm | 280g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 180Ill.
  • 0752435728
  • 9780752435725
  • 1,042,924

About Alan W. Routledge

Alan Routledge worked as a senior manager at the Marchon plant. He has written several local histories of Whitehaven (published by Tempus).

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