Once again if you’re reading this via the forum, you will find the original far easier to read as the photos are not thumb nails. To read the original blog article, click on the blog link above just under the thread title. If you’re already reading this via the blog you can ignore that advice. This blog post will also appear as a forum thread via our blog linking service. Guests are welcome to post comments and discuss with forum members. Guests comments will be queued for approval. If any guests are ex Rediffusion please share your memories.
Being based in Bishop Auckland, I’m just a few miles from where the Rediffusion factory used to be. Now sadly a Tesco superstore and retail park occupy the location.
The following photographs and accompanying text show the production of the Mark 3 receiver at the St Helens plant. Production started in February of 1977 and the following details the various activities associated with the manufacture including, cabinet manufacture, goods-inwards, inspection, coil winding, stores, boxing, chassis assembly and test, final test, soak customer acceptance and despatch. P.C.B. assembly and tests ( done at the Billingham plant).