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Genner Iron and Steel Ltd.

D-EXP/P/I41/66 31 Aug 1982 Wolverhampton Archives

The firm was expanding despite an economic recession.

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Bilston Iron and steel works

D-EXP/P/I32/401 25 Sep 1974 Wolverhampton Archives

There were fears that the works might close under British Steel Corporation rationalisation plans.

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Enterprise Steel Productions Ltd, Pensnett trading estate, Cradley Heath

D-EXP/P/I31/41 25 Jan 1984 Wolverhampton Archives

Seven steelworkers were made redundant and set up their own company, thanks to help from the Black Country Co-operative Development Company and the Manpower Services Commission. The photograph shows from left Keith Hill, Len Longmore, Pat Holden, Stan Hom

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British Steel, Bilston Steelworks Site

D-EXP/P/I32/362 21 Jun 1994 Wolverhampton Archives

Tarmac was facing a large bill to clear contamination and drainage problems on the redundant site. The photograph shows Labour Councillor and ex-steelworker Bert Turner looking over site.

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Malthouse Engineering, steel fabrication, Oldbury

D-EXP/P/I35/12 3 Jan 1986 Wolverhampton Archives

Management buy-out set up by Roy Taylor with backing from Barclays Bank. The photograph shows (from left) John Rhodes of Deloitte Haskins and Sells, Ron Reavette, Cecil Buckett from DHS and Simon Ranshaw of Edge Ellison Hatwell and Pritchett.