Dowty Group Re-Union Day - October 2022

In addition to the DFS Reunion organised for April 2022; arrangements have been made for a further reunion at a venue highly relevant to the Dowty name!

Arle Court House – Main Staircase

Venue – The Manor by the Lake at Arle Court

Date – 26th October 2022

Cost – £65 and a deposit of £30 is needed with the reservation.

There are to be two sessions- 11.30am and 2.30 pm- when reserving please advise your choice.

There will be a guided tour of the house to include Sir George Dowty’s and Sir Robert Hunt’s offices and the former boardroom where the famous wartime ‘Chasing’ meetings were held.

Any former Dowty employees are invited to attend.

There are a limited number of places available and it is important that reservations are made straight away – this is a unique opportunity.

The balance will be due one month before the event.

Payment can be made via  PayPal using my email address- please make sure the payment is to a friend.

Alternatively you may send a cheque to
M J Robins
Glebe Farm
Lower Stanton St Quintin
SN 14 6 DB

Arrangements have been made for a pianist to be present; so if you have a favourite song that you would like to hear or sing along to, please let Martin Robins know.

Also, if you have any questions you can telephone Martin Robins on 01666 837747 or email:


  • Use of the Manor, estate and gardens

  • Live cooking or buffet

  • Waiting and bar staff

  • Dedicated event co-ordinator

  • Complimentary parking

Arle Court House – Front Gardens

On another subject – Martin still has a few “Dowty Days Remembered” booklets available so if you are interested in Sir Robert Hunt’s autobiography and potted histories on other senior personnel this is ideal reading for you.

Please contact Martin for further information:


Memories of the Global Engineering Group
Martin Robins
Arle Court House - Main Staircase
Arle Court House - Front Gardens
J W Redfern

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