This Website is for those who worked for Bailey Meters & Controls in Croydon, plus their affiliates overseas and those who were otherwise involved with the company. Click on one of the subjects at the very top of this page for more information and news. This Website aims to help us keep in touch with each other, find out where people are now, and to view pictures submitted by some who worked at Purley Way and on sites everywhere. At this stage we desperately need pictures and stories to get this Website going. Contributions are always welcome -
We have started a new page on this site. Called War Stories, it is intended to feature tales from members of Bailey;s staff: adventures, mishaps, funny incidents … The kinds of story that get told every time Bailey engineers get together. Come on folks, send them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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We are saddened to have lost yet another Bailey stalwart., Rex young. Prior to joining Bailey, Rex was with Shell, where he was a timed-
He moved to Johannesburg in the Mid/late Seventies to Manage Bailey Africa, a subsidiary of Babcock Africa.
He returned to the UK in the early 80s and became Commercial Manager of Whipp & Bourne in Yorkshire.
Having spent a number of years there he was offered the opportunity of becoming Managing Director of Babcock Wire, a manufacturer of wire-
5 years on Rex decided to leave the business and so to reap the rewards of his endeavours. He retired 1992.