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John Bridgeman (former CEO of British Alcan Aluminium Plc) shares the secret story of aluminium in Banbury.

Banbury’s Alcan Aluminium Legacy.

THE sights and sounds of one of Banbury’s oldest factories will be bought to life at a historical talk at the town’s museum.

John Bridgeman (former CEO of British Alcan Aluminium Plc) shares the secret story of aluminium in Banbury.

In this illustrated talk as he shares the secret story of aluminium in Banbury. From the world’s first aluminium windows, through wartime production of vital aircraft materials up to the development of materials from which Concorde and the Space Shuttle were built.

Rob Kinchin-Smith, Banbury Civic Society said;.

”If the Banbury factory hadn’t existed, or if it had been seriously bombed, the outcome of the Battle of Britain would have been very different.”

Story on the BBC. End for Battle of Britain Alcan factory

Timings: Saturday 11 May, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm.

Tickets: £6. Book online at Banbury Museum Booking 

Address: + Google Map Banbury Museum, Spiceball Park Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 2PQ

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