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Allan Day Head Of Barrow Site Redevelopment Programme

Allan’s career in Cumbria will leave a legacy

Published on: Tuesday 10th January 2017
Categorised under: Live, Work , BAE Systems, Barrow, Construction, Relocation

Allan Day, 50, Facilities Programme Director – Submarines for BAE Systems, lives on the outskirts of Ulverston

After travelling the world with BAE Systems, Allan has found his perfect lifestyle – and the chance to leave a legacy – in Cumbria.


Allan and his family make the most of their free time with a variety of hobbies in Cumbria.

“I always liked sailing but I’ve bought a boat now we live so close to Coniston,” he said. “I’ve also taken up cycling and I’m a regular player at Ulverston Golf Club.

“We’ve got a dog, Willow, so we enjoy walks along the beach. The beaches around Walney Island are some of the best in the UK as the air is so clean and fresh.

“The beauty about living here is that you can mould the environment around yourself. It’s a blank piece of paper depending on your hobbies, your lifestyle and your passions. There’s lots of things to do whether you like the outdoors or not.

“People come on holiday here, so you can work in the week and be on holiday at the weekends – but when you live here and get behind the tourist attractions, you realise this place is even more exciting.”

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