Another inspirational family business success that is now in the hands of the third generation where innovation is important. 'Always different, always the same' is how they describe this family business but whilst it may be traditionally run, it is a family firm that is always looking to the future.
PECORAMA – home to the Beer Heights Light Railway – attracts more than 80,000 visitors every year, but many won’t realise that the manufacturing business PECO, always busy behind the scenes, is really where it all began. PECO began trading in 1946 when many young men were looking to start a new career in the difficult days of post-war Britain. Among them was Sydney Pritchard, whose innovative thinking and life-long passion for model trains set his new company on the right track.