Explore Redditch            by Anthony Green
‘That remarkable little Worcestershire Town’  Household Words Magazine, Charles Dickens 1850
Website designed, developed, updated and published by Anthony Green                       
Explore Redditch

History of Alcad

The story of nickel-cadmium battery production in

Redditch 1918 - 1993

The manufacture of nickel cadmium batteries began in Redditch early in the last century and, in its heyday it was one of the major sites for the manufacture of this type of battery throughout the world. In 1998, after a long history and two changes of ownership, the manufacturing site, now called Alcad Ltd, was closed down and the site sold for redevelopment. http://www.alcadhistory.org.uk/.
Explore Redditch               by Anthony Green
That remarkable little Worcestershire Town
Household Words, Charles Dickens 1850
Website designed, developed, updated and published by Anthony Green    

History of Alcad

The story of nickel-cadmium

battery production in Redditch

1918 - 1993

The manufacture of nickel cadmium batteries began in Redditch early in the last century and, in its heyday it was one of the major sites for the manufacture of this type of battery throughout the world. In 1998, after a long history and two changes of ownership, the manufacturing site, now called Alcad Ltd, was closed down and the site sold for redevelopment. http://www.alcadhistory.org.uk/.