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How the AGA Became an Icon

In this video AGA Rangemaster Group plc Chief Executive William McGrath explains how the AGA cooker became an icon around the world. AGA cookers have brought out a this book on its history and it […]

Jan, 09

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demonstration, under the provisions of the 1949 Housing Act, by which Allied Ironfounders showed how millions of out-of-date working-class houses can be brought up to modern standards of decency […]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

The 1951 Design Congress

The revival of civil production post war was a critical period in British economic history. The ‘Britain Can Make It’ exhibition in 1946 was part of a series of initiatives which highlighted the importance of […]

Oct, 30

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

David Ogilvy and AGA Advertising in the 1930s

David Ogilvy, the King of Madison Avenue and hailed as The Father of Advertising, began his advertising career in 1931 when he started selling AGA cookers for Allied Ironfounders.  He was so successful at this […]

Aug, 12

Waterford Castings: good looks more than skin deep

I have been introduced to an exclusive material from Waterford Stanley‘s archives which give a fascinating insight into the manufacturing process. The articles date from the time when Rayburn cookers were still made in the […]

Jul, 30

1930s AGA Rangemaster Group’s Timeline

I am planning to reveal soon a series of vintage advertisements from Allied Ironfounders from AGA Rangemaster Group archive but before that I would like to give you some background information on the history timeline. […]

Jul, 14

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