After SWRDC sold the original factory site for redevelopment to specialist St. Modwen Properties , the residual engineering group announced its intention in March 2013 to relocate from Dursley. In Autumn 2013, the company fell into a third period of administration. Rescued quickly through a pre-packaged administration - which avoided the company's legal obligations to pay the required 250 redundancy packages, which were instead paid by the Government - the company's association with Dursley ended in April 2014, when assembly production moved to Hardwicke and the parts supply store to a former Royal Air Force hangar at Aston Down . 
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Something as simple as a small lawnmower engine belted to a car alternator can do a wonderful job of charging batteries very efficiently. Most lawnmower engines have crummy mufflers...this is real important, noise pollution is intolerable. It is best to use an oversized engine...run it slow and gear up the alternator. It will run quieter, and last longer. 5-10 horsepower is a good match for a 30-50 amp alternator. Home Power Magazine has had some excellent articles about building one of these. There's another excellent article on how to build one at .