The Prince of Wales visited Gregory Distribution’s Cullompton head office on Wednesday as part of the haulier’s centenary celebrations. During his hour-long visit, the Prince met and spoke with numerous employees past and present, including senior management, drivers, apprentices and 94-year-old Jack Gregory, son of the company’s founder. “I’m hoping that my grandfather Archie, who was the founder of this company, is looking down on us today with pride. Although I suspect he may be a little bit surprised,” said […]
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