Reference number
  • CPC
  • 1946-1972
  • Collection
  • Minutes, 1946-71; out-letter books, 1963-7; papers re wages, 1967-72; papers of Herbert Haycock, convenor, 1950-70.
  • 4 boxes
Admin history
  • Coventry Precision Ltd. (formerly Coventry Repetition Ltd.) was acquired by the Dowty Group in 1951. Coventry Precision was a sub-contractor. In its machine shops components for other Dowty companies were manufactured. the Dowty Group was particularly associated with the production of aircraft landing gear, but in the post-war period diversified into marine and mining engineering and other fields. Coventry Precision is still in business at Exhall near Coventry. It moved from Earlsdon in 1961.
Access status
  • Open