Meynell’s were founded in 1798 and have been in existence ever since.  Their principal business was brass founding and they always specialized in what would now be called fluid control.  They produced a very wide range of goods, from taps to chandeliers, but now are famous for controls for showers.  They were a family firm: between 1798 and 1988 six generations of Meynells were with the firm. The company came into the hands of Kohler Mira who, in June 2005, announced that they were transferring production to Germany, China and Cheltenham and that the works would close by April 2006. 

There are two sections in this part of the Engineering Hall:

1.  Hugh Meynell's history of the company,

2.  David Wood's recollections of working at the company.

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