The way we were 3


UK: Our latest dip into the archives brings this photograph from a “golden age” of UK air conditioning. The surroundings appear opulent and some of the faces are familiar but who are they and what was the occasion?

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2 Responses to “The way we were 3”
  1. Bob Cowlard says:

    I’m guessing that is a Marstair conference around 1987
    Nigel Davis is in the shot on the left and he joined Coolplan about that time from Mitsubishi Electric
    And I’m guessing it was so long ago that Andy Stanford was still on his first marriage !

  2. Your picture is at an IMI distributor conference, in the Brighouse region of Yorkshire circa 1987, can’t believe I wore that much hair !!

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