In pictures: Steelite take over from Royal Crown Derby

Kevin Oates, Chief Executive of Steelite, the new owners Credit: ITV Central
A worker inside the Royal Crown Factory Credit: ITV Central
Hugh Gibson, Chief Executive of Royal Crown Derby, announced his retirement from the company after 43 years Credit: ITV Central

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Royal Crown Derby Takeover

The company behind the crockery for the Titanic, Royal Crown Derby, has been bought with jobs thought to be under threat.