Longbridge 1979 discussion, led by Stuart Whipps / by Claire Farrell

Longbridge 1979 discussion, led by Stuart Whipps

As part of artist Stuart Whipps on going LPAP residency he has been speaking to people who worked at the Longbridge Car Factory in 1979, the year the 1275 GT Mini he is restoring was built.
On Thursday the 18th August he held an informal discussion of what it was like to work at the factory in 1979, the conversations that arose revealed the camaraderie of the work force at the time but also the stresses and strains of the disagreements between the unions and management put on the workers.

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