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Rank Xerox Mitcheldean, an aerial photograph.

Rank Xerox from the air

Photo taken prior to the building of the International Distribution Centre (IDC) outlined at top of photo and the new access road from Barton Hill on the A4136.

Key points.

Access at this time was via Eastern Avenue and Bradley Court.

Buildings

Bottom Right 4 storey - main Canteen on ground floor, staff /senior staff/executive dining on second floor, third floor Ballroom. Building now occupied by Farmplan.

Next Single storey Press shop building.

Next building No 23. - 3 storey + basement Basement assorted uses. Ground Floor. Personnel, reception, switchboard/telex, Production Control, 2nd Floor – Tool Engineering, Central Records, Accounts dept.

Next Building known as '813' after the desktop model 813 produced in the building. 2 floors basement assorted, 1st floor production.

Next Building known as '914' after the stand alone copier produced in the building. Included wiring loom section paint / plating shop and assembly.

Top next building moving left Single storey. Housing Goods Inwards, Stores, & Transport dept.

Next building adjoining bank at top Building -3600 production line – large volume copier,

Top moving left Single storey building housing Stores, Transport dept.

Next building adjoining bank at top Building -3600 production line – large volume copier,

Building on left peripheral to Bradley Court Rd 2400 production line.

Building in front of 2400 – Design Block with boiler house adjoining. Central area still shows Mogers (Security Officer) bungalow and associated farm buildings which were put down to car parking – prior to the building of 4 storey Building 50/51 Computer Data Centre (now main Vantage Offices).

Bottom building Left - now shows the Brewery buildings which were use as Dead Stores (documents) and Apprentice School – now known as The Mews.

Simon Wood ex RX 1965 - 1983

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