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Background imageIndustry Collection: Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_002

Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_002
Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Interior view showing a bay in the engine shop. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. June 1913

Background imageIndustry Collection: Railway goods shed, Rainham c. 1860 IC277_001

Railway goods shed, Rainham c. 1860 IC277_001
A cut-away reconstruction drawing, by Allan T. Adams, of the railway goods shed at Rainham, Medway, in the 1860s

Background imageIndustry Collection: Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_011A

Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_011A
Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Exterior view across the outer basin looking towards a ferry moored outside the Cammell Laird buildings

Background imageIndustry Collection: Morgan factory DP139433

Morgan factory DP139433
Morgan Motor Company, Pickersleigh Road, Malvern, Worcestershire. Two Morgan cars with factory beyond

Background imageIndustry Collection: Rover Car Factory, Solihull JLP01_01_045_33

Rover Car Factory, Solihull JLP01_01_045_33
Rover Car Company Works, Lode Lane, Solihull. West Midlands. Interior view of Rover factory showing workers polishing cars, October 1956. John Laing Collection

Background imageIndustry Collection: Ironbridge Gorge 21131_07

Ironbridge Gorge 21131_07
Ironbridge Gorge and Buildwas Power Station, Shropshire. The cradle of the Industrial Revolution. Abraham Darby established his iron works at Coalbrookdale in 1708

Background imageIndustry Collection: Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_010

Cyclops Works, Sheffield BL22301_010
Cammell Lairds Cyclops Ordnance Steel Tyre and Spring Works in Grimesthorpe, Sheffield. Men at work in the fettling shop, with huge components for ships

Background imageIndustry Collection: Steel production, Barnsley BL22301_002

Steel production, Barnsley BL22301_002
Cammell Laird & Co, Penistone. Men at work in Cammell Lairds bessemer department, producing steel from pig iron. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. August 1913

Background imageIndustry Collection: Andresey Bridge and Bass Old Brewery DES01_04_0882

Andresey Bridge and Bass Old Brewery DES01_04_0882
Swans on the River Trent beside Andresey Bridge and the Malthouses of the Bass Old Brewery, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire. Date range: 1960-1974. Photographed by Eileen Deste

Background imageIndustry Collection: Bedlam Furnaces IC146_014

Bedlam Furnaces IC146_014
Bedlam Furnaces, Ironbridge, Shropshire. Reconstruction drawing, by Judith Dobie, of the furnaces from across the River Severn as they may have appeared in the late 18th or early 19th century

Background imageIndustry Collection: Stott Park Bobbin Mill N140031

Stott Park Bobbin Mill N140031
STOTT PARK BOBBIN MILL, Cumbria. General view lit at twilight. This fully-working mill is a unique survivor of the many Lakeland mills which turned bobbins for the Lancashire textile industry

Background imageIndustry Collection: Arrol Gantry, Belfast BL20480

Arrol Gantry, Belfast BL20480
The Arrol Gantry and crane at Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries shipyard on Queens Island, Belfast, Northern Ireland. This enormous gantry, measuring 840 feet long and over 200 feet high

Background imageIndustry Collection: Burnley DES01_01_0497

Burnley DES01_01_0497
Along Sandygate, Burnley, Lancashire, towards the town centre with the former Neptune Inn to the left foreground and Clock Tower Mill to the right foreground

Background imageIndustry Collection: Sheffield 17567_19

Sheffield 17567_19
Arundel Street area, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. Some important cutlery works still survive in Arundel Street, despite the urban renewal around them

Background imageIndustry Collection: Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_003

Cammell Laird shipyard at Birkenhead BL22201_003
Cammell Laird & Co shipyard, Birkenhead. Interior view showing men working in the ship shed. One of a series of photographs of Cammell Laird works. Bedford Lemere. June 1913

Background imageIndustry Collection: Redcar Steel Works DP276480

Redcar Steel Works DP276480
Redcar Steel Works, Dorman Long Tower, South Bank, Redcar, Redcar and Cleveland, Teeside, North Yorkshire. General view of Redcar Steel Works at sunset, looking west towards the Dorman Long Tower

Background imageIndustry Collection: Wills factory complex JLP01_10_05422

Wills factory complex JLP01_10_05422
WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. An oblique aerial view of the Wills tobacco factory at Hartcliffe, Bristol, from the north west

Background imageIndustry Collection: Demolition and clearance JLP01_065_17

Demolition and clearance JLP01_065_17
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. The demolition of a chimney stack belonging to a derelict boiler house, during site preparation work for the construction of Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageIndustry Collection: Portishead B Power Station JLP01_10_06741

Portishead B Power Station JLP01_10_06741
PORTISHEAD B POWER STATION, PORTISHEAD AND NORTH WESTON, NORTH SOMERSET. A view of Portishead B Power Station taken from the east side of the dock

Background imageIndustry Collection: Gas holders DP263004

Gas holders DP263004
Eastbourne Gas Holder Station, Finmere Road, Eastbourne, East Sussex. General view looking south towards the gasholders, with overgrown foliage between Horsey Sewer

Background imageIndustry Collection: Hudson Road Mills MBC01_04_23

Hudson Road Mills MBC01_04_23
Hudson Road Mills, Hudson Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire. The entrance front of Burtons Hudson Road Mills clothing factory seen from the north, with a red Mini parked outside

Background imageIndustry Collection: Wills factory complex JLP01_10_05420

Wills factory complex JLP01_10_05420
WD AND HO WILLS, WHITCHURCH LANE, CITY OF BRISTOL. An oblique aerial view of the Wills tobacco factory at Hartcliffe, Bristol, from the south

Background imageIndustry Collection: Constructing the A500 JLP01_08_092215

Constructing the A500 JLP01_08_092215
A500, City of Stoke-on-Trent. A stretch of the Potteries D Road on the A500 passing through an industrial landscape near Stoke-on-Trent

Background imageIndustry Collection: Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103

Pesticides filling hall JLP01_09_832103
Napp Laboratories, Milton Road, Cambridge Science Park, Milton, South Cambridgeshire. A team of women working in the pesticides filling hall at Napp Laboratories

Background imageIndustry Collection: Site for Plymouth B Power Station JLP01_01_089_39

Site for Plymouth B Power Station JLP01_01_089_39
PLYMOUTH B POWER STATION, CITY OF PLYMOUTH. A view of the construction site for Plymouth B Power Station, with Plymouth A Power Station in the background

Background imageIndustry Collection: Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06

Platform substructure JLP01_11_38577_06
Graythorp, Hartlepool. A view of the Ravenspurn North concrete gravity substructure, seen during the float out from Graythorp, with tugs towing the structure into the Seaton Channel

Background imageIndustry Collection: Erecting a crane JLP01_10_01067

Erecting a crane JLP01_10_01067
Graythorp, Hartlepool. The foundation tub for a second 509 Revolver crane being lifted on to a gantry at Graythorp. In the early 1970s Laing Pipelines Offshore constructed the Graythorp fabrication

Background imageIndustry Collection: Medical Research Centre JLP01_11_60393_01

Medical Research Centre JLP01_11_60393_01
Glaxo Medical Research Centre, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, Hertfordshire. An aerial view from the west showing the newly completed Glaxo Medical Research Centre in Stevenage

Background imageIndustry Collection: Eggborough Power Station JLP01_08_072337b

Eggborough Power Station JLP01_08_072337b
EGGBOROUGH POWER STATION, A19, EGGBOROUGH, SELBY, NORTH YORKSHIRE. An exterior view of Eggborough Power Station, seen from the south-east

Background imageIndustry Collection: Felsted sugar silo JLP01_08_097848

Felsted sugar silo JLP01_08_097848
Felsted Beet Sugar Factory, Flitch Green, Uttlesford, Essex. An interior view looking up towards the partially completed conical roof of a sugar silo at Felsted Beet Sugar Factory

Background imageIndustry Collection: Hat Factory IC276_001

Hat Factory IC276_001
Stirling House, 30 Guildford Street, Luton, Bedfordshire. Cut-away reconstruction of Stirling House in the early 20th century

Background imageIndustry Collection: Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310

Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021310
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A view of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother and dignitaries at an exhibition stand at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageIndustry Collection: Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021308

Opening of Coryton Refinery JLP01_08_021308
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Mrs J. W. Laing being presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, at the ceremonial opening of Coryton Oil Refinery Coryton Oil Refinery was

Background imageIndustry Collection: Coryton Refinery control room JLP01_08_020884a

Coryton Refinery control room JLP01_08_020884a
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. A worker operating the control board in the control room of the Air-Lift Thermofor Catalytic Cracking Unit at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageIndustry Collection: Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38

Piling foundations JLP01_01_167_38
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Foundation work in progress for the Crude Distillation Unit at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageIndustry Collection: Coryton Refinery cafeteria JLP01_067_26

Coryton Refinery cafeteria JLP01_067_26
CORYTON OIL REFINERY, THURROCK, ESSEX. Staff using the food counter at the newly built self-service cafeteria at Coryton Oil Refinery

Background imageIndustry Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_127

China Clay Works ALB93_05_127
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A view showing a launcher used to transport the clay stream to a sump

Background imageIndustry Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_131

China Clay Works ALB93_05_131
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A view looking across the pit towards the engine house from which the slurry pump is

Background imageIndustry Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_130

China Clay Works ALB93_05_130
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. General view showing the slurry pump at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustry Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_129

China Clay Works ALB93_05_129
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. General view showing the sand pits and launcher at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustry Collection: Redcar and Tees estuary DP348874

Redcar and Tees estuary DP348874
Redcar, Redcar and Cleveland. General view looking south-west across the mouth of River Tees estuary at dusk from South Gare

Background imageIndustry Collection: Wimbledon Windmill OFH01_01_02_050

Wimbledon Windmill OFH01_01_02_050
THE OLD WINDMILL, WINDMILL ROAD, WIMBLEDON COMMON, MERTON, GREATER LONDON. The view from the north west looking across Wimbledon Common towards Wimbledon Windmill

Background imageIndustry Collection: Bolting Cloth Factory OFH01_01_02_022

Bolting Cloth Factory OFH01_01_02_022
Blackmore's Bolting Cloth Factory, Frogmore, Wandsworth, Wandsworth, Greater London. The front elevation of Blackmore's bolting cloth factory and adjacent houses at the corner of Frogmore

Background imageIndustry Collection: Ironbridge B DP248793

Ironbridge B DP248793
Ironbridge B Power Station, Buildwas Road, Buildwas, Shropshire. General view along General view looking east along the main railway lines at Ironbridge B Power Station at night

Background imageIndustry Collection: Whitbread Brewery JLP01_10_03510

Whitbread Brewery JLP01_10_03510
Whitbread and Company Limited, Oakley Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. The front elevation of the Whitbread brewery, 1976

Background imageIndustry Collection: Whitbread Brewery JLP01_08_076611

Whitbread Brewery JLP01_08_076611
Whitbread and Company Limited, Oakley Road, Luton, Bedfordshire. An interior view of the kegging hall, 1967

Background imageIndustry Collection: Power Court EPW026489

Power Court EPW026489
Power Court, Luton, Bedfordshire, 1929. Railway coal depots beside the River Lea Boiler Works and Corporation Yard. This is a highly industrialised area with an engineering works, dyeing works

Background imageIndustry Collection: Diamond Foundry BL22178_001

Diamond Foundry BL22178_001
Diamond Foundry, Dallow Road, Luton, Bedfordshire, 1913. Interior of the pattern shop showing men working, at the Diamond Foundry, the Luton factory of Davis Gas Stove Company Limited



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