Alan wraps up his career at Roberts Mart after 48 years
Print supervisor Alan Wintersgill is retiring after 48 years of unbroken service at leading Leeds flexible packaging manufacturers Roberts Mart.
When Alan first joined the company in October 1970, Edward Heath was Prime Minster, the Three Day Week was looming, the Beatles had just broken up and the Vietnam War was still raging.
He was a 16-year-old apprentice, straight from Leeds Modern School in Lawnswood. Pay was £5 a week, rising to £7 after three months.
“I didn’t know what to expect back then. Certainly, I didn’t... For the full story register now for free or login below...