My books on manufacturing

My books on manufacturing
My books on manufacturing history

Friday, February 9, 2024

Reviews of Vehicles to Vaccines

A fantastic amount of detailed, interesting history - Ian Brentnall on Amazon 

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 March 2024

There’s a huge amount of detail in this book organised into industrial sectors, making it an interesting lexicon of the ghosts of companies and people of our manufacturing past and where our manufacturing is at present.

I had earlier received an affirming comment from Kelvin Bray who was managing director of Ruston Gas Turbines (and its successors) for twenty five years and who provided wonderful material for my chapter on Energy:

You have done a truly outstanding job in condensing a huge amount of data into a very readable, even compelling volume – I was surprised at how much I read on first sight.

Manufacturing places - Birmingham.

 In Vehicles to Vaccines I explored the story of British manufacturing sector by sector. Now I want to cut it in a different way looking at the places where manufacturing took place. I begin with Birmingham and you can read my ideas by following this link

With thanks to the British Motor Museum

How Britain Shaped the Manufacturing World is now available to pre-order

Phil Hamlyn Williams has completed his sixth book beginning an exploration of British manufacturing. His great-grandfather exhibited at the ...