Thursday, 11 October 2012

One of the few survivors of Silsden’s industrial past is T. W. Bailey, textile engineers, of North Street Works, a family-run business started by Mr Tony Bailey in 1976. Mr Bailey is pictured above with his sons Steven (right) and Graham, who work alongside their father. Following the closure of the majority of Yorkshire’s textile mills, the company has invested heavily in computer-controlled machinery and taken on a new lease of life as a precision engineer making bespoke parts for customers in several different sectors.
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