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Rangemaster History

Discover more about the history of Rangemaster range cookers – predecessors of the first modern cooker – The Kitchener.

Rangemaster making history – millionth range cooker

The whole team at AGA Rangemaster Group has been excited for the celebration of the millionth range cooker manufactured at our Leamington Spa factory. I had the honor to design a booklet for the occasion […]

Mar, 17

Primary sources

I am currently working on an extremely exciting project involving the exploration of a lot of primary materials – the minute books of Allied Ironfounders and AGA Heat from the 1929 to 1960. The stories […]

Jan, 28

30 years Birchfield Harriers partnership

The relationship between AGA Rangemaster¬†and Birchfield Harriers is the longest continuous sponsorship in British athletics. In 2014 AGA Rangemaster is sponsoring Birchfield Harriers’ athletes at three levels: Elite, Emerging and Developing, all under the banner […]

Nov, 24

The Stockton Test

The Stockton test was a full-scale demonstration, under the provisions of the 1949 Housing Act, by which Allied Ironfounders showed how millions of out-of-date working-class houses can be brought up to modern standards of decency […]

Nov, 12

Darby Days: The Industrial Revolution begins

With the Factory launch of the AGA City60 and the first production line I am excited to share more of story of the Coalbrookdale foundry. Here is a paragraph from an old brochure saved in […]

Oct, 09

Hanslip Fletcher for Flavel

Going through a Flavel brochure from our AGA Rangemaster Group archive I came across some intriguing ‘photographic’ style illustrations by Hanslip Fletcher (1874-1955). He was one of the most renowned commercial artists of his time […]

Jul, 23

Flavel’s Kitchener

William Flavel(1819-1892), iron-founder and businessman,¬† invented the ‘Leamington Kitchener’ – considered to be the progenitor of modern cookers. He set up a manufacturing company which in 1803 his son, John Flavel, moved to Leamington Spa. […]

Jul, 18

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