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September 2018

GWR Factory Tour

September 9, 2018 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Designer Outlet Village, Kemble Drive
Swindon, SN2 2DY
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Our popular free tour of the buildings still standing of the ex GWR Works. The tour takes in the listed Joseph Armstrong buildings of the Designer Outlet and others on the old factory site including STEAM –  Museum of the Great Western Railway, The Managers Office, the Chain Test shop and the ex Drawing and Administrative offices now Historic England’s National Monuments Records building. You are taken around the site by ex employee Ron Johnson who worked “inside” for 30…

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December 2018

GWR Factory Tour

December 1, 2018 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Designer Outlet Village, Kemble Drive
Swindon, SN2 2DY
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Our popular free tour of the surviving buildings of the ex GWR Works. The tour focuses on the listed Joseph Armstrong buildings of the Designer Outlet but also refers to others on the old factory site, including STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, The Managers Office, the Chain Test shop and the ex drawing and administrative offices that are now Historic England’s Archive and English Heritage's offices. We include anecdotes from Rodbournite and ex GWR employee Ron Johnson…

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GWR Factory Tour

December 2, 2018 @ 11:00 - 13:00
Designer Outlet Village, Kemble Drive
Swindon, SN2 2DY
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Our popular free tour of the surviving buildings of the ex GWR Works. The tour focuses on the listed Joseph Armstrong buildings of the Designer Outlet but also refers to others on the old factory site, including STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, The Managers Office, the Chain Test shop and the ex drawing and administrative offices that are now Historic England’s Archive and English Heritage's offices. We include anecdotes from Rodbournite and ex GWR employee Ron Johnson…

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