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Tom Jenkins on the culture of pride at Unigate/Dairy Crest

December 15, 2014

One of the many visitors to the Atmos Totnes Hub was Tom Jenkins.  Tom worked at the Unigate/Dairy Crest site between 1980 and 1989. Here he recalls the beginnings of the Social Club and how its foundations came to be, taking in 100,000 gallons of milk per day and making 50 tonnes of clotted cream a day in the run up to Christmas:

Here he recalls how Unigate looked after its staff, and the level of pride people working on the site felt for their work:

Lastly, Tom answers the question of what happened to the original chimney on the site, the one designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel:

We are proud to have received funds from All Our Stories Heritage Lottery Fund which has supported work during this stage of consultation at Atmos Totnes. english_landscape_black (2)

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