Happy 100th Birthday to Segro

May 20, 2020

Segro celebrates its 100th birthday. It's been and is an absolute pleasure to work for a Client like Segro. 

 

Few fun facts about Slough. 

  • During 1st World War the British Government established a military repair depot in Slough.

  • Slough Trading Estate has grown to a 353-acre site with around 13,000 workers and it is home to 350 firms.

  • Thunderbirds (1964) was created on Slough Trading Estate ....and so was The Office with Ricky Gervais 

  • The 1st Zebra Crossing appeared on Slough High Street (1951) 

  • Slough Trading Estate is home of the Mars Bar (1932) 

  • The Wheelie Bin was invented in Slough in 1968

  • The Ford GT40, famous for winning Le Mans four times in a row was originally designed on Slough Trading Estate.

  • Snooker was invented by a Slough man, Neville Chamberlain (not the Prime Minister)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

 MJC has been delivering design and build, refurbishment and fitting out contracts for Segro PLC for the past 22 years including D&B contract to their main regional offices in Slough. Thank you and a very  happy birthday. 

 

 

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