Modern milling: Wright’s brave new world

Business / Sat 3rd Jul 2021 at 12:37pm

A VISIT to GR Wright & Sons’ new mill in Harlow provides the perfect insight into the past, present and future of milling in the UK reports bakeryinfo.co.uk

A walk up the stairs of the site’s offices offers a glimpse of the six-generation flour firm’s history, with photographs on the walls providing a sepia-tinged view of the company’s 150-plus years in Ponder’s End, Enfield.

David Wright, managing director, admits the decision to build the new facility in Harlow, north of its traditional base, wasn’t made before exploring other options.

“We looked at lots of ways to put a new plant on that site but you end up spending a lot of money and you still have a compromised site because you’ve got old buildings there that are protected and listed that you have to work around,” he explains. “So, in the end I decided that we’d go for it here.”

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1 Comment for Modern milling: Wright’s brave new world:

Jawad Sharief
2021-07-03 17:55:01

God wow i remember when i use to visit the historic mills when i lived in Crawley Sussex when i was about 12 years old thank you David Wright for coming to Harlow you have made a right choice wishing you all at Wright and sons so much prosperity and once again thank you for choosing Harlow

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