We had an email from s0meone interested in what the old metalbox site was used for during the 2 world wars, i got my contact to do some reasearch and this is what she found; Hello Lorna Thank you for visiting the Mansfield Metalbox site – we hope you liked it. As regards your comment […]
We’ve had another email from one of our regular visitors, and he has kindly sent in some pictures of old Metalbox Book covers Well, they don’t look like the books in my memory, but here are a couple of photos that my sister has taken for me of some MetalBox related books. Hopefully I’ll be […]
We’ve had a comment from a visitor that i felt would benefit from going on here as a main article – can you help? Just stumbled on this website while Googling for Worcester Ware. I spent a few months at Rock Valley during my student Apprenticeship, so I knew there had been some such production. […]
I thought i’d post this as a blog entry as its a really nice insight into ancient metalbox I only just found out today that MetalBox was being knocked down from my wife. My dad worked in the tool room from 1980 when it was on the ground floor in the main building until about […]
I just received this in my inbox – shows how big the site is, and how much of it still stands! It also shows the damage caused to the top of the clock tower – looters stole the lead cladding and the metal from the clock mechanism during the night – its really sad to […]
This news post is for anyone who used to work at metalbox to comment and tell their stories. Many Many Many residents of mansfield worked there, and even people in the surrounding areas… If you have pictures, stories or anything to share from the former Mansfield Metalbox/Crown/CMB site then please do! Thanks!