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Founded in 1945, with Dowty Equipment to develop and produce synthetic rubber seals
In 1947 Dowty transferred to the old fodder store building at Ashchurch, Nr. Tewkesbury and then in the late 1960’s a new factory was constructed where production continued at pace
Aerial photographs of Dowty Mining and Dowty Seals at Ashchurch, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Chief Executive Awards of Excellence
Chief Executive Awards of Excellence Presentation 1990 Dowty Seals – PDR Business Unit Team
Dowbelt - Emergency Fan Belt
Dowty produced an Emergency Car Fan Belt in the late 1960’s called the Dowbelt. This was a fan belt that a ...
Dowty Apprentices - Projects & Events
Dowty Apprentices occasionally got involved in some kind of “project” or “event”, this would involve a team of apprentices coming ...
Dowty Seals - Land Rover Parts
Photographs showing genuine Land Rover Defender rear crankshaft oil seals manufactured by Dowty Seals
Dowty Seals - Newtown
Photographs showing the Dowty Seals site at Dyffrryn Industrial Estate, Newtown, Powys, Wales – Dowty Unit 55
Dowty Seals - Organisation Charts
Copies of Dowty Seals Management Organisation Charts from the 1980’s
Dowty Seals - People
Photographs of the people who used to work at Dowty Seals Our thanks to all those who shared their photos
Dowty Seals - Products
Photographs showing some of the products that were designed and manufactured by Dowty Seals across the globe
Dowty Seals - Publications
Copies of the sales and information publications published and issued by Dowty Seals
Dowty Seals - Site Plans
Copies of documents, showing Dowty Seals at Ashchurch, Milford Haven and Cheltenham, Unit Nos.9, 29, 37, 91 Site Plans from ...
Dowty Seals - Synopsis
Founded in 1945, a laboratory was set up with Dowty Equipment to develop and produce synthetic rubber seals which were ...
Dowty Seals Exhibition c.1970's
Photograph of a Dowty Seals Trade Stand – c.1970’s
Dowty Spat Washers
Dowty Seals produced millions of Bonded Seal Washers and O Rings. They also produced a range of washers specifically designed for ...
Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham) - Site Plans
Copies of documents, showing Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham) Unit No.43 Site Plans from around 1980 These documents were created by the Dowty ...
Injection Moulding Machine
Graham Keightley, running an injection moulding press at Dowty Seals in the 1970’s. Thanks to his son Richard for sharing photo.
Miss Beautiful Eyes 1978
A few photographs from 1978 Miss Beautiful Eyes winner, Dowty promoting eye safety in the work place.
Polypac Sp.A - Organisation Chart
Copies of Polypac Sp.A Management Organisation Charts from the 1980’s
Sir George Dowty "thank you" letter to employees
Sir George Dowty “thank you” letter to employees on 21st Anniversary – Jul 1952
VIP Visit - Rt Hon Douglas Jay MP
Photograph of the visit by Government Minister Rt Hon Douglas Jay MP for the official opening of Dowty Seals Milford ...
Not everyone had a car in the 60’s/70’s and may have lived more than a bike ride away… so travelling ...
Dowty Hydraulic Units
Dowty Fuel Systems
Dowty Maritime Ocean Systems
Dowty Equipment of Canada
Dowty Group Services
Dowty Boulton Paul
Dowty Group Ltd
Dowty Coventry Precision
Innsworth Metals Gloucester
Dowty Railway Preservation Society
Gloster Engineering (Cheltenham)
Iloman Engineering Ltd
Sir George Dowty
New Mendip Engineering
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