From 1959 to 1980 vinyl records were pressed and distributed from Pye Records in
132 Western Road
Surrey CR4 3UT
formerly the Holborn Union workhouse, on corner of Bond Road and Western Road.
1977 fire photo on Merton Memories.
For a list of records produced by Pye Records see this discography website.
Articles in Mitcham News & Mercury
|23/10/1959||3||It is a record making business|
|12/11/1965||11||Singer Anita Harris visits factory|
|13/03/1970||Barry Hopkins, Mitcham pop singer visits record factory|
|24/04/1970||1||Sacha Distel’s visit|
|26/11/1973||1||Elton John visits factory|
|24/06/1977||1||£2 million factory blaze|
|08/07/1977||60||Factory fire – still a mystery|
|09/03/1979||57||Row over factory noise|
|20/06/1980||1||Plan to take over Pye|
CAREERS IN ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS
An excellent opportunity exists for a recent Grammar school leaver with an A level in mathematics to obtain a remunerative career in the application of electronic computers. Full training will be given as well as opportunities for the practical workings of a computer; this position carries ample opportunities for advancement and good starting salary will be paid.
Apply in confidence to : The Financial Controller.
Pye Records Limited.
132 Western Road.