11 great retro photos of life at Mansfield and Kirkby's Meridian factories
Knitwear manufacturing provided huge employment for Mansfield and Ashfield over the years and in our latest retro series we are heading back down memory lane to see what life was like at Meridian.
Meridian was best known for its underwear and knitwear and employed thousands of workers at its sites in Nottingham, Kirkby and Mansfield
The firm produced for the wholesale trade using the Meridian, Maid Marian and Robin Hood trademarks, supplying major retail names such as Marks & Spencer and Littlewoods.
Take a look through this gallery and see if you can spot any familiar faces.