R.A. Lister & Co. – 150th Anniversary

A new exhibition has just opened at Dursley Heritage Centre commemorating the 150th year since R.A. Lister & Co. was formed in 1867 by Robert Ashton Lister. Lister’s went on to become Dursley’s largest employer, occupying a huge site in the valley below the town and providing employment to thousands. It manufactured a wide range of engineering and industrial products; including dairy and sheep shearing equipment, agricultural implements, woodcraft items and most significantly a wide range of petrol and diesel engines for use in many applications. The company went on to become renowned throughout the world for the quality of its products. Lister’s and Dursley became synonymous!

The exhibition will run until 16th September 2017.