Past Visits (1986 – 2019)

  • 2018 – 2019

    RAF Museum, Cosford
    BASF Sustainability Demonstration Farm, Mears Ashby
    Veolia UK, Four Ashes, Wolverhampton
    The Francis Crick Institute, London
    Manufacturing Technology Centre, Ansty
    Viva Rail, Stratford-upon-Avon
    School of Dentistry – Birmingham University
    London Electric Vehicle Company, Ansty
    Rolls Royce Learning and Development Centre, Derby
    Rolls Royce Heritage Centre, Derby
    Fillongley Spring Water Ltd
    Lichfield Forensics Hub
    Biffa Material Recycling Facilities, Aldridge
    Total Sim Wind Tunnel, Catesby Tunnel
    Ideal Standard (Armitage Shanks)
    National Transport Design Centre, Coventry University

    2017 – 2018

    HS2 Ltd – Birmingham Offices
    Hatt Contract Kitchens, Worcester
    JCB Power Systems Ltd
    Veolia UK Staffordshire Energy Recovery Facility
    BASF Sustainability Demonstration Farm
    RAF Museum, Cosford
    Lichfield Canal
    Fiennes Restoration
    Warwick Manufacturing Group
    British Geological Survey, Keyworth
    Birmingham University Metallurgy & Materials Dept. and The Ross Barlow

    2016 – 2017

    Birmingham University Metallurgy & Materials Dept. and The Ross Barlow
    Harper Adams University
    Encirc UK, Elton, Cheshire
    The Locksmith’s House, Willenhall
    Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Conservation Department
    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control
    Forensic Science Dept, Staffordshire University, Stoke-on-Trent
    Amazon Fulfilment Centre, Rugeley
    Luxfer Gas Cylinders, Nottingham
    Rolls Royce Heritage Trust Collection, Derby
    JCB, Rocester
    Sherwood Observatory, Sutton-in-Ashfield
    Burton Bridge Brewery, Burton-on-Trent

  • 2015 – 2016

    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control
    West Midlands Police Museum, Birmingham
    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control
    Mitutoyo, Coventry
    Airbus Industries, Broughton
    Hope Construction Materials, Hope Valley, Derbyshire
    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden
    EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing, University of Nottingham
    Ricardo, Leamington
    Gibson Technology, Repton
    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control
    Mitutoyo, Coventry
    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control

  • 2014 – 2015

    BSI Laboratories
    Airbus Industries
    Cooke Optics
    Coventry Airport Air Traffic Control
    West Midlands Police Museum

  • 2013 – 2014

    Dudsons China
    HSE, Harpur Hill
    Rothamsted Research
    Pilkington Glass
    Ball Packaging, Wrexham
    New Street Station
    GKN Driveline
    Birmingham University Automotive Engineering Dept. & Visualisation Centre
    Ball Packaging, Rugby
    Brintons Carpets

  • 2012 – 2013

    Tuppenhurst Museum
    Tesco Distribution Centre
    Jaguar Cars
    Bombardier Transportation
    New Library of Birmingham
    Castings Ltd
    BAE Global Munitions
    Pilkington Glass
    Smith of Derby
    John Lewis Distribution Centre
    Churchills China

  • 2011 – 2012

    Morris Lubricants
    BMW, Hams Hall
    Thorlux Lighting
    BAE Systems
    William Haycock
    Perkins Engines
    Don-Bur Trailers

  • 2010 – 2011

    BBC Mailbox
    Diamond Light
    British Horological Institute, Newark

  • 2009 – 2010

    Birmingham Symphony Hall
    Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House
    Avery Museum
    Acme Whistles
    Apedale Heritage Centre
    Taylors Eayre & Smith, Bellfounders
    George Hook, Mother of Pearl Worker
    National Physical Laboratory
    Holovis, 3D Visualisation Systems
    BPM Media

  • 2007 – 2008

    Mueller Copper Tubes
    Sutton Coldfield Transmitter
    Museum Collection Centre
    Birmingham Town Hall
    Seedy Mill Water Treatment Plant

  • 2006 – 2007

    Lichen Foray, St Chad’s Churchyard, Lichfield
    Rugby Railway Signal Control Centre
    Solihull Waste Processing Plant
    Bison Concrete
    Invotec Printed Circuit Boards
    Baggeridge Brick
    Renault F1 Racing Cars
    Nicholl Food Packaging, Cannock

  • 2005 – 2006

    Sheffield Forgemasters
    Snail Lead Mine, Shropshire
    Bombardier Rail, Barton-under-Needwood
    Stanton Bonna, Ilkeston

  • 2004 – 2005

    Makita Tools, Telford
    William Cook foundry, Sheffield
    Twyford Bathrooms, Alsager

  • 2003 – 2004

    Express and Star, Wolverhampton
    Corus Tubes, Corby
    Minworth Sewage Works

  • 2002 – 2003

    Avesta Polarit Stainless Steel, Sheffield
    Elkes Biscuits, Uttoxeter
    Greggs Bakery, Birmingham
    Bombardier Rail Works, Derby
    UKAEA, Culham

  • 2001 – 2002

    BMW Engines, Hams Hall

  • 2000 – 2001

    Eley Ammunition, Birmingham
    National Grid 400kV Substation, Rugeley
    Lichfield Maltings, Marstons Brewery, Burton
    Rock Walk around Lichfield
    JCB Excavators, Rocester
    West Midlands Ambulance Control Centre, Dudley
    Stone Walk around Lichfield
    Pilkington Glass, St Helens
    Carmichael International, Worcester
    Central Science Laboratory, York
    Heart FM Radio

  • 1999 – 2000

    Staffordshire County Council Analytical Laboratory
    Boots Co., Nottingham
    Pirelli, Burton-on-Trent
    Henry Squires
    Birmingham Gun Barrel Proof House
    National Air Traffic Control Centre
    Armitage Shanks
    Rolls-Royce, Crewe
    Cleveland Potash Mine
    Farnborough Air Show

  • 1998 – 1999

    GKN Sintered Metals, Lichfield
    British Sugar, Telford
    IMI Norgren, Lichfield
    Alstom T & D Transformers, Stafford
    Finning Ltd, Stafford (Caterpillar)
    Perkins Engines, Peterborough
    Middleton Limestone Mine, Wirksworth
    South Staffs Waterworks
    Moira Furnace Museum, Swadlincote
    British Gypsum, Barrow -on-Soar

  • 1997 – 1998

    National Gas Transmission Control Centre
    Bletchley Park
    Sheep Shearing, Tuppenhurst Farm
    Salt Mine
    Limestone Quarry
    British Wool Marketing Board
    Royal Show

  • 1996 – 1997

    House of Commons and Thames Barrier
    Bleak House Opencast mine
    BT Madley Communications Centre
    British Horological Society
    Cosford Flying Day
    Garden of Bernard Salt, Corner Farm, Rosliston

  • 1995 – 1996

    Oldbury Nuclear Power Station
    Bristol Docks and SS Great Britain
    Old Warden Aerodrome
    Birmingham Royal Mail Sorting Office
    Macclesfield Silk Museum
    Rolls-Royce, Derby

  • 1994 – 1995

    Fire Service College, Moreton-in-Marsh
    Carsington Reservoir (Severn Trent Water)
    Jodrell Bank
    Toyota Motor Manufacturing (UK), Burnaston

  • 1993 – 94

    Cannock Sewage Treatment Works (Severn Trent Water)
    Three Choirs Vineyards
    Avery Weighing Museum
    Jaguar Cars

  • 1992 – 1993

    Ryton Organic Gardens
    British Sugar, Telford
    Birmingham International Convention Centre
    Ind Coope Burton Brewery

  • 1991 – 1992

    Doulton Insulators
    Mosses and Liverworts Foray
    Walsall Leather Museum

  • 1990 – 1991

    Fungus Foray
    Norton Motorcycles
    Littleton Colliery
    Sutton Coldfield Model Railway Society

  • 1989 – 90

    Birmingham International Airport
    Alcan Rolling Mill
    County Agricultural College, Rodbaston
    Trent Valley Model Railway Society
    Mill Meece Pumping Engines
    JCB Excavators

  • 1988 – 1989

    S P Tyres
    British Telecom Demonstration Centre
    East Birmingham Hospital Pathology Laboratory
    Willenhall Lock Museum
    Seedy Mill Water Treatment Works
    Woodshoot Nursery

  • 1987 – 1988

    Armitage Shanks
    Rugeley ‘A’ Generating Station
    Wolverhampton Express & Star

  • 1986 – 1987

    Hardy Spicer
    MFB Demonstration Centre
    Heritage Brewery
    Alder’s Paper Mill