Preserving the Past for the Future

Perkins heritage exhibition, on display in the North Offices, is opening its doors to retired employees. The project, opened by former Perkins president Mike Baunton, aims to illustrate to employees and visitors the company's fascinating past through memorabilia, video footage and a display of historical products.

Frank Perkins - The Story

The company's founder and namesake, Frank Perkins, was born in Peterborough on 20 February 1889. His father and grandfather were engineers and the family firm, Barford and Perkins, manufactured agricultural machinery and road rollers.