Boats and bells

The Willans Works engineering site at Rugby, now part of the Alstom group, has not only been involved with land-based power generation, but also with sea vessels. Willans & Robinson, the company…

The people behind the inventions

The worldwide impact in the power generation industry made by people associated with the Willans Works engineering site at Rugby is shown by its archives, being catalogued at Warwickshire County…

A royal visit to Rugby in 1967

English Electric’s Willans Works in Rugby had very important visitors on 12 May 1967 when The Queen and Prince Philip were given a guided tour of the engineering and power…