The tea shop managers who played crucial part in computer revolution

Lyons Manager Alice Eleanor Bacon was one of the first to use a computer in the workplace Credit: Peter Bird

Managers of Lyon's Tea Shop who worked on the world's first computer to be used at work are being 'hunted' by the capital's Science Museum to form part of a £15.6 million multi-media display.

The display called Information Age will celebrate key developments in communication technologies over the past 200 years.

The Lyons Electronic Office (LEO I) was created by the J Lyons and Co catering company and used in Lyons tea shops in the 1950s, playing a crucial role in developing computers in the workplace.

The museum wants to celebrate this achievement with the memories of the tea shop managers who worked with LEO I.

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Tea shop computer pioneers

Managers of Lyon's Tea Shop who worked on the world's first computer to be used at work are being 'hunted' by the capital's Science Museum to form part of a £15.6 million multi-media display celebrating the 'Information Age'.