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With thanks to the BBC and to Andy Kershaw, the producer of our “Saving Portland Works” film, we now have a recording of Portland Works chair, Dr Chris Corker’s recent interview on BBC Radio Sheffield. In this 10 minute chat…Read More
This month we had the chance to sit down with Dave Beautyman, a longstanding volunteer at Portland Works. Over the years, Dave has undertaken many tasks that have led to the repair of our building and the maintenance of its…Read More
This week, we launched a new documentary film called “Saving Portland Works” that tells the story of how our iconic building was rescued from development. The film features interviews with some of the people at the heart of the campaign…Read More
Whilst a group of volunteers began clearing the cellars underneath a block here at Portland Works, they were very surprised to discover an interesting piece of history that had been lying there for many years. This was found to be…Read More
Portland Works is delighted to announce that Dr Chris Corker, business historian and lecturer in management at the University of York, has been elected chair of the Works’ board. He takes over from John Rouse, who has resigned after more…Read More
Portland Works is to launch an international search for cutlery made at the Sheffield factory in the last century. In 1914, Portland Works (then known as Mosley’s) became the first place to make stainless steel cutlery. Its “Rusnorstain” cutlery became…Read More