How a Fall Out with a Prince Initiated a Company's 100+ Years in Manufacturing

By Made In Group
schedule24th Apr 23

Last week, Made in Group released the sixth episode of a new podcast series which celebrates resilience, share business and life lessons, and highlight the UK's impressive history of stoicism and innovation, by speaking with key members within British industry.

In this fascinating podcast episode, Managing Director of Boneham & Turner - Charles Boneham - reflected on his 34+ years with the business, from his start as an apprentice to his 20+ years as a Director.

Charles' family business has been operating for over 100 years, having started in 1918 by Charles' great grandfather. The century long story is an enthralling one, including a "fall out with a Prince" which is said to be the genesis for the business starting!

Based in Nottingham, Boneham & Turner Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier of tooling components and precision engineered solutions in the UK.

Made in Group is an advocate for championing British Industry, campaigning to shine a light on this fantastic sector, whilst connecting businesses, sharing knowledge, and helping companies reach their full potential.

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New episodes are released on Fridays at 9am, on Our Finest Hour YouTube channel. Scroll below to watch the latest episode of Our Finest Hour.

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