Tony Lane research papers

Scope and Content

Research papers, including files and interviews re the closure of the Dunlop Speke plant, 1979; a file re the Pilkington strike, 1970; and files re possible Transport and General Workers' Union redundancies in the Liverpool area, 1979-81.

Dunlop Tyre Factory, Speke: Joint Works Committee minutes, 1969-79.

Administrative / Biographical History

Tony Lane was a member of the sociology department of the University of Liverpool and then of the Seafarers International Research Centre at the University of Cardiff.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

Other Finding Aids


2nd November 1992 : 4 boxes re Dunlop tyre factory , Speke, Liverpool, 1969-81, delivered by parcel delivery from Mr Lane; 9th November 1992 : 8 cassette tapes of interviews with trade union activists at Speke, delivered by post from Mr Lane; 12th August 1997 : 5 packets on Dunlop and Pilkington strike, 1970 and re TGWU redundancies, 1979-81, delivered by post from Mr Lane.