De La Rue, which prints bank notes in Langston Road, Debden, marks 200 years

East London and West Essex Guardian Series: Bank note printing company marks 200 years Bank note printing company marks 200 years

A company that prints bank notes in the district is marking its 200th anniversary.

De La Rue, which runs the former Bank of England press works in Debden, was founded in 1813 in Guernsey by printer Thomas de la Rue and its first major project was printing a uniform ace of spades playing card.

The printing press in Langston Road has produced all Bank of England notes for the past 50 years.

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1:46pm Tue 5 Feb 13

ClifftonX says...

The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping.
The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping. ClifftonX
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1:59pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Cornbeefur says...

ClifftonX wrote:
The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping.
Why do you want to make it easier for the crooks and robbers to escape?

I do not follow.
[quote][p][bold]ClifftonX[/bold] wrote: The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping.[/p][/quote]Why do you want to make it easier for the crooks and robbers to escape? I do not follow. Cornbeefur
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2:42pm Tue 5 Feb 13

Trevor 2 says...

ClifftonX wrote:
The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping.
Having seen these premises, outside, from most angles I think any raid would need an armoured column and regiment to succeed!! Wonder if they have open days?
[quote][p][bold]ClifftonX[/bold] wrote: The reason why we have the ridiculous situation at the Debden junction of the M11 (exit only northbound, entry only southbound) is because the powers that be thought that would stop the gangsters coming out of Essex, robbing the works, then driving back to deepest Essex. It is about time a proper junction was put in at Debden to ease traffic through Epping.[/p][/quote]Having seen these premises, outside, from most angles I think any raid would need an armoured column and regiment to succeed!! Wonder if they have open days? Trevor 2
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