«1980 1981 1981-1982 »
Heavy end closure completed
Agreement is reached in March on the works’ 1981 Survival Plan under which a further 926 employees are to be made redundant.
Shotton becomes the operational headquarters for BSC Strip Products Group’s Coated Products, an organisation for a group of works specialising in the application of metallic and paint finishes to steel strip. The other works are Byngwyn (Swansea), Newton Aycliffe (County Durham) and Tafarnaubach (Tredegar).