40 years of service

On December 8th Chris Bowes clocked up his 40th year of service with the company. He joined the Artwork Department at the age of 19 to complete his apprenticeship in engraving and silk-screening. Since that time he has become the mainstay of our Domino signalling panel production

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Henry Williams shapes up for Olympic rail upgrade contract

HENRY WILLIAMS LIMITED, of Darlington, has won a contract providing power distribution equipment during a major upgrade of a key rail route for the 2012 Olympics. It is supplying 81 Function Supply Points (FSPs) as part of a £40m signalling refurbishment of the London Overground, formerly the

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Scottish Transport Conference

Glasgow SECC was this year’s host for the Scottish Transport Conference and Exhibition 2009 held on 15th September 2009, featuring the sector’s leading speakers from organisations including Transport Scotland, Sustrans, Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Henry Williams Limited were present in an exhibiting

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Major workshop refurbishment complete

The Electrical Projects workshop has had a range of different uses in its long history but since its last refurbishment in the early 1970’s has remained substantially unchanged. That is no longer true as a significant project has just been completed which involved a major upgrade to

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Henry Williams and Traffex at the NEC

Glorious April weather did not prevent a good attendance at the bi-annual Traffex exhibition which is the major UK event for the Highways industry. Held again at the NEC, Birmingham, it showcased a wide variety of highways products and services from speed cameras to road surfaces. The

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Earls Court appearance

Bi-annually the UK’s major rail industry suppliers convene for Railtex. This year the venue returned to Earls Court, London – a change from the recent Birmingham NEC venue. There were almost 300 exhibitors and a steady stream of visitors, especially on the middle day of three. Henry

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Presentation Signals 125th Anniversary

Darlington based company Henry Williams celebrated their 125 years in business today. They are justifiably proud of the fact that they are still a manufacturing company, and are still on the same 4 hectare site they have occupied for the last 97 years. With their roots firmly

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New Project Engineering Manager

Henry Williams continues to build on the structural re-organisation started last summer. Following the two appointments at Board level (see news articles Sept 2007 and Mar 2008) Calvin Stephenson has been promoted to the new position of Project Engineering Manager. The post will be responsible for all

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New Forging and Fabrication Director

Henry Williams are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Forging and Fabrication Director. Following the retirement of Barrie Hope who has done a sterling job in this role for 13 years, Henry Williams have pleasure in announcing the appointment of Andrew Nelson, to the Board

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Forging into the future

Founded in 1883, Henry Williams Limited is one of Britain’s oldest railway-based companies. However, it is diversification and bold investment in spite of the growing economic crisis, rather than the rich heritage left by its pioneering founder, that is helping the company remain an industry leader 125

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