Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Cossor (Highbury) Strike 1949

In 1939 Young women at the Cossor radio factory in Highbury, North London went on strike for 2d an hour wage rise. 

Cossor's had switched to developing radar during the war but had reverted to manufacturing radio sets after the War.

At that time, the company was based in Cossor House which was renamed Ladbroke House. It later formed part of the London Metropolitan University.