Posted by Kirsten Gibbs
Last updated 21st November 2022
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  • Here's an idea that was ahead of its time:

    RACS 'business park' sign 1926 From Mary Mills "Greenwich and Woolwich at work"

    Instead of vertically integrating suppliers, the Royal Arsenal Co-operative Society in Woolwich decided to set each one up as it's own co-operative business, and rent them a home on the RACS 'business park' on Woolwich Church Street.

    1,500 people employed in 21 different trades.

    Every one of them a boss.

    Discipline makes Daring possible.

    Co-operation Row 1 image
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