Engineering factory in Mill Green Road, off west side of Carshalton Road, south of Mitcham Junction. Listed in the 1954 telephone directory as Tool Gauge Makers.
Possibly the ‘Engineering Works’ on the 1953 OS map:
The Pioneers of
Optical Form Grinding
Invite your enquiries for:
FORM AND PLAIN PLUGS AND RINGS
FLAT AND CIRCULAR FORM TOOLS
FORM, GAP AND RECEIVER-GAUGES
FORM MILLING- AND GEAR-CUTTERS
FORM DIES and FORM PUNCHES FOR PRESS TOOLS
SPLINE AND GEAR GAUGES
FORM DRAWING DIES
OPTICAL FINE MEASURING EQUIPMENT
Precision Grinding Ltd
Mill Green Road, Mitcham, Surrey
‘Phone: MITCHAM 3014/6
A subsidiary of George R. Alexander Machinery Ltd., 82-4 … Birmingham
‘Phone : ASTON ????
Ad from 1961:
Text of ad:
PRECISION GRINDING LTD.
have vacancies for
- RADIAL ARM DRILLER
- TOOLROOM MILLER
- SURFACE GRINDER
- MARKER OUT
- CAPSTAN SETTER OPERATOR
- PROGRESS CLERK
- or PROGRESS CLERK TRAINEE
5-DAY DAY WEEK
on fine limit Machine Tool, Tool and Gauge and Optical Instrument Production offered to skilled men seeking regular employment.
- GOOD WORKING CONDITIONS
Canteen, Pension Scheme, and Sick Club facilities
Write, call or phone: MIT. 3014
MILL GREEN ROAD,
MITCHAM JUNCTN, SURREY
Earliest ad found on the British Newspaper Archives is from the Daily Herald – Friday 28 October 1938:
ESTIMATOR required for tool and gauge engineers.
Apply Precision Grinding Ltd., Mill Green-road, Mitcham Junction.
A VACANCY exists the Planning and Estimating Department of a Machine Tool and Small Tool Manufacturing Company in the Mitcham Junction, Surrey, area. Applicant must have served an apprenticeship on this type of work. An interview can be arranged to suit applicants’ convenience.
— Please write Messrs. Precision Grinding Limited, Precision Works, Mill Green Road, Mitcham Junction, Surrey.
On Merton Memories is a photo of foreman Charles Fuller and John Wells who received the Queen’s Jubilee Medal in 1977.
Maps are reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.