News archive for Month: January 2015

Capturing the Energy

Hosted by the University of Aberdeen Capturing the Energy works to preserve important records relating to the UK offshore oil and gas industry.

Tommy’s Tin

Businesses are featuring prominently in the commemoration of the First World War. It is not widely known how the old-established Piccadilly store of Fortnum & Mason played a significant role in the war effort. In an era when officers had to provide themselves with uniforms and equipment, the store had a war department dedicated to […]

60 Years of Jet

Jet petrol filling stations are so much a part of our urban landscape that it is hard to remember a time when they were not around. With over 300 outlets in the UK, and with its highly recognisable logo, they remain a very visible brand. Follow the link below to learn more about their first […]