New Street site

cd_front_smallNow that Marconi and its successors has vacated the New Street site after an occupancy of nearly 100 years the Veterans Association has produced a CD of photographs.

The CD contains four sets of photographs

M1 taken by Veterans Eric Peachey and Barry Powell during a walk around the site in April 2008.  At this time the site was being cleared for the imminent move to Basildon.

M2 taken by Veteran Eric Peachey at the open day on 6 June 2008.  The site had been cleared of work and was to be handed over the the developers at the end of that month.

M3 taken by Mike Plant a friend of the Veterans at the open day on 6 June 2008.

M4 taken by Eldred Owen and Mel McGann at the time of the demolition of Building 46 and the beginning of the contruction of Eastwood House.  The pictures are dated from the early nineties.

There is a total of 498 pictures on the disc and the size is 618MB.

If you would like a copy of this CD it can be obtained from the secretary

Barry Powell
The Marconi Veterans Association
22 Juliers Close
Canvey Island
Essex, SS8 7EP

The cost is £6.00 including postage.

In Memoriam

We regret to report the deaths of the following Veterans and extend our sympathy to the families of those mentioned.

S R Allerton
L H Clayden
K C Collins
R Emery
H W Flack
A Fulcher
P A J Geier
Mrs R G E Hammond
A Harvey
S A W Jolliffe
D W Jones
B Lee
P Lee
F G Ottley
J T W Reid
J B Renwick
F J Selmes
P E U Shrimpton
H A Skinner
S L Steele
K A Tyler
A M Williams

This list was correct on 23 March 2009 and supersedes the list published on 29 January 2009

Reunion 2009


There are still some places left for the Reunion on 18 April.  If you would like to attend and are not on our mailing list to receive an invitation there is the form attached to this note.

Unfortunately, we do not yet have facilities to receive your credit card payment electronically so it will be necessary to print off the form (spreadsheet) using the link below and mail it to the address shown with a cheque.  Alternatively, if you do not have printing facilities please contact us via this site and we will send you a paper form.

Reunion 2009 Excel spreadsheet