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Royal Ordnance Factory, Patricroft (Ferrous Casting)

Volume 718: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1965

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what facilities he intends to set up for casting, both ferrous and non-ferrous, within the Royal Ordnance factory organisation now that these facilities have come to an end at the Royal Ordnance Factory, Woolwich.

Ferrous casting will be done by the Royal Ordnance Factory, Patricroft, but facilities for non-ferrous casting, which has not been done at the Royal Ordnance Factory, Woolwich, for the last eighteen months, are not at present required and will not therefore be provided elsewhere.