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End of an era for Ford in Hants

The last Ford Transit van came off of the production line at the company's Southampton plant, which closes for good on Friday.

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Ford factory closes for good

Barriers have been put in place as Southampton's Ford factory closes for good Credit: ITV Meridian
End of an era at the Ford plant Credit: ITV Meridian

Southampton's Ford factory has closed for good today today.

Staff at the Ford Transit plant have worked their last shift

More than 500 staff at the factory were told they were losing their jobs last October.

Lone security guard at the Ford entrance Credit: ITV Meridian

The plant has made more than two millions Transits, which were introduced by Ford in 1965

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