News archive for Month: May 2015

Westland Centenary

Throughout 2015 AgustaWestland will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of aircraft production. The Westland Aircraft Works of engine manufacturers Petters Ltd came into being in response to the demands of the First World War.

Cunard celebrates 175 years

This year the iconic ships of Cunard will have been sailing the oceans of the world for 175 years, making it one of the longest serving names in shipping history. Celebrations will be held on every cruise during 2015.

400 years of Grolsch

The origins of the famous Dutch beer go back to 1615 when it was first brewed in Grolle (now Groenlo), and from which its name was derived. Today, Grolsch is brewed in Enschede and the brand is part of the SABMiller Group.

Public talk on Roche factory in Welwyn

When the Swiss pharmaceutical company F Hoffmann-La Roche moved its British operations from London to Welwyn Garden City in the nineteen-thirties, they commissioned the architect Otto Salvisberg to design the new building.