Were you snapped while working at these Chesterfield factories in the late 1990s?

In the late 1990s The Derbyshire Times ran a regular feature Factory Focus looking at the hard working people who make the factories in Chesterfield run smoothly.

Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 3:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th December 2019, 4:12 pm
Seen is the workforce of SMS on Station Lane Industrial Estate, Old Whittington, Chesterfield in 1998
Seen is the workforce of SMS on Station Lane Industrial Estate, Old Whittington, Chesterfield in 1998

Well 20 years has gone past since then and we have now unearthed the pictures that explored the behind the scenes life of the factories.

The hair, the fashions, the big-backed computers these photos have it all but who do you recognise?

From left David Strawford General Manager, and Richard Billam Head of London Div, in the drawing office of SMS in 1998

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Tony Marsh the Contracts Manager for SMS in 1998
From left Nicola Afzal Service Manager, Janice Colley Accounts Manager, and Jessica Johnson Service Admin at Chesterfield's SMS in 1998
Engineer Ian Pendleton was working on a condensing unit at SMS in 1998
Factory Focus from 1998 is Arnold Lave Chesterfield. Seen is Ernest Wells-Lomas assembling roof trusses.
Steve Briddon from Arnold Lave in the stock area driving the Side Loading fork lift back in 1998.
Graham Lambert inspecting finnished wood at Arnold Lave back in 1998
Mark Jones loading the seven sided moulder at Arnold Lave in 1998.