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Background imageFactories Collection: Worklers pulling along a wagon carrying coal at Priory Colliery in Blantyre

Worklers pulling along a wagon carrying coal at Priory Colliery in Blantyre, Scotland April 1951

Background imageFactories Collection: General view of the new Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride, Scotland June 1954

General view of the new Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride, Scotland June 1954

Background imageFactories Collection: Nylon yarn enough to make ten thousand pairs of stocking is being used to make tow ropes

Nylon yarn enough to make ten thousand pairs of stocking is being used to make tow ropes for British tugs. Our picture shows Margaret Carr from Portabelle in Edinburgh

Background imageFactories Collection: Maling pottery works, women applying transfers ahead of forthcoming royal coronation of

Maling pottery works, women applying transfers ahead of forthcoming royal coronation of King Edward VIII, September 1936

Background imageFactories Collection: Aston Martin Closes. Aston Martin, the firm that has made cars for Prince Charles

Aston Martin Closes. Aston Martin, the firm that has made cars for Prince Charles, the shah of Iran - and 007 agent James Bond, is going bust

Background imageFactories Collection: Birmingham factory worker Edith Hill of 74 Boulton Road, Handsworth

Birmingham factory worker Edith Hill of 74 Boulton Road, Handsworth, at work setting cutting tools for machines which bore Ant-Aircraft shells at a factory in the West Midlands during the Second

Background imageFactories Collection: General scenes outside the Ford paint, trim and assembly plant in Dagenham

General scenes outside the Ford paint, trim and assembly plant in Dagenham, Essex as new Ford cars roll off the production line. 16th November 1960

Background imageFactories Collection: South Durham Steel from the companys south works, West Hartlepool

South Durham Steel from the companys south works, West Hartlepool, North East England, 16th August 1960. Molten slag metal cascades down from tilted furnace

Background imageFactories Collection: Beaming Deartment at Regent Cotton Mill owned by the Lancashire Cotton Corporation

Beaming Deartment at Regent Cotton Mill owned by the Lancashire Cotton Corporation Limited, in Failsworth, Manchester, Circa 1935. The mill opened in 1906, closing 1958

Background imageFactories Collection: Workers arrive for their shift at the new Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride

Workers arrive for their shift at the new Rolls Royce factory in East Kilbride, Scotland November 1953

Background imageFactories Collection: Workers at William Pretty and sons Ltd in Ipswich sitting at their Singer machines

Workers at William Pretty and sons Ltd in Ipswich sitting at their Singer machines putting in the elastic bands in underwear November 1935

Background imageFactories Collection: The assembly line at BMC car factory at Birmingham currently producing minis

The assembly line at BMC car factory at Birmingham currently producing minis on the production line 1959

Background imageFactories Collection: New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new 'Revolutionary'

New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new "Revolutionary"
New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new " Revolutionary" cricket bat in production at the Gray-Nicholis factory in Robertsbridge, Sussex. April 1975 75-1953-004

Background imageFactories Collection: New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new 'Revolutionary'

New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new "Revolutionary"
New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new " Revolutionary" cricket bat in production at the Gray-Nicholis factory in Robertsbridge, Sussex. April 1975 75-1953-001

Background imageFactories Collection: New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new 'Revolutionary'

New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new "Revolutionary"
New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new " Revolutionary" cricket bat in production at the Gray-Nicholis factory in Robertsbridge, Sussex. April 1975 75-1953-007

Background imageFactories Collection: New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new 'Revolutionary'

New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new "Revolutionary"
New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new " Revolutionary" cricket bat in production at the Gray-Nicholis factory in Robertsbridge, Sussex. April 1975 75-1953-002

Background imageFactories Collection: New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new 'Revolutionary'

New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new "Revolutionary"
New Cricket bat. Ted Jolly 62. The new " Revolutionary" cricket bat in production at the Gray-Nicholis factory in Robertsbridge, Sussex. April 1975 75-1953

Background imageFactories Collection: Princess Elizabeth (soon to be Queen) paying an official visit to Wills

Princess Elizabeth (soon to be Queen) paying an official visit to Wills tobacco factory in Bedminster, Bristol in 1950

Background imageFactories Collection: Hillman Imp cars and vans on production line hanging from cradles at Rootes car factory

Hillman Imp cars and vans on production line hanging from cradles at Rootes car factory Linwood March 1969

Background imageFactories Collection: Ciba Geigy Chemical Plant, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, December 1984

Ciba Geigy Chemical Plant, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire, December 1984

Background imageFactories Collection: McVitie & Price Biscuit Factory, Harlesden, London, Tuesday 15th February 1966

McVitie & Price Biscuit Factory, Harlesden, London, Tuesday 15th February 1966

Background imageFactories Collection: Fisher Bendix Factory, Kirkby, workers vote overwhelmingly to carry on their occupation

Fisher Bendix Factory, Kirkby, workers vote overwhelmingly to carry on their occupation of the premises, Friday 7th January 1972

Background imageFactories Collection: Fisher Bendix Factory, Kirkby, Under New Management, Monday 20th March 1972

Fisher Bendix Factory, Kirkby, Under New Management, Monday 20th March 1972. 1961 Fisher and Ludlow moved their domestic appliance division to a purpose-made factory at Kirkby making Bendix washing

Background imageFactories Collection: Kayser Bondor, Pentrebach & Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, Wednesday 6th May 1964

Kayser Bondor, Pentrebach & Dowlais, Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, Wednesday 6th May 1964. Kayser Bondor at Pentrebach specialises in manufacturing underwear. Our picture shows

Background imageFactories Collection: Shultons, Cosmetics factory, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, North East, England

Shultons, Cosmetics factory, Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, North East, England, 16th May 1990

Background imageFactories Collection: Factory Girls at William McDonald & Sons of Glasgow, Biscuit Makers

Factory Girls at William McDonald & Sons of Glasgow, Biscuit Makers, Friday 17th October 1952

Background imageFactories Collection: Girls Packing Biscuits at Peek, Frean & Co Limited of Bermondsey, London

Girls Packing Biscuits at Peek, Frean & Co Limited of Bermondsey, London, watched by Swiss students who are on an educational tour of the UK, Monday 23rd October 1933

Background imageFactories Collection: Thousands of 3. 7 inch Anti Aircraft shell cases stacked up in a munitions factory

Thousands of 3. 7 inch Anti Aircraft shell cases stacked up in a munitions factory
Thousands of 3.7 inch Anti Aircraft shell cases stacked up in a munitions factory somewhere in England during the Second World War. August 1941

Background imageFactories Collection: Birmingham factory worker Mrs Ann Cottrell of Theodore Street, Birmingham, aged 83

Birmingham factory worker Mrs Ann Cottrell of Theodore Street, Birmingham, aged 83, at work at a munitions factory in the West Midlands during the Second World War. 11th September 1941

Background imageFactories Collection: King George V and Queen Mary of Teck visit the factory Soap Works of Sir William Hesketh

King George V and Queen Mary of Teck visit the factory Soap Works of Sir William Hesketh Lever, Port Sunlight, Merseyside, Wednesday 25th March 1914

Background imageFactories Collection: First productions pictures of the new Crusader Cruiser type tank

First productions pictures of the new Crusader Cruiser type tank, the fastest fighting vehicle in the world, Built in Wolsely factory at Drens Lane, Ward End, Birmingham, Circa 1939

Background imageFactories Collection: Scenes at the Ford motor factory in Dagenham, Essex showing cars parked outside

Scenes at the Ford motor factory in Dagenham, Essex showing cars parked outside the factory after coming off the production line. The Mark 1 Cortina. 24th January 1964

Background imageFactories Collection: The first car on the production line at Ford motor plant in Dagenham following the strike

The first car on the production line at Ford motor plant in Dagenham following the strike. 20th March 1969

Background imageFactories Collection: New Ford Anglia cars coming off the production line at the new Ford paint

New Ford Anglia cars coming off the production line at the new Ford paint, trim and assembly plant in Dagenham, Essex. 27th October 1959

Background imageFactories Collection: Managers and executives of the laura Ashley textiles factory in car no, Powys

Managers and executives of the laura Ashley textiles factory in car no, Powys, enjoy a slice of cake as they celebrate the companys 40th anniversary. 15th May 1993

Background imageFactories Collection: Female workers of the Tate and Lyle sugar refinery in Liverpool make their way to

Female workers of the Tate and Lyle sugar refinery in Liverpool make their way to the staff canteen to consider action to offset the threat to the sugar factory

Background imageFactories Collection: Aerial view of the British Oil & Cake Mill, on the banks of the River Hull, Stoneferry

Aerial view of the British Oil & Cake Mill, on the banks of the River Hull, Stoneferry, Hull. 1st September 1954

Background imageFactories Collection: Diana, Princess of Wales arrives to officially open the Scottish factory of the clothing

Diana, Princess of Wales arrives to officially open the Scottish factory of the clothing company Sweatershop in Cumnock, East Ayrshire. 24th November 1992

Background imageFactories Collection: Standard Triumph workers meet outside the Speke factory, Liverpool, Merseyside

Standard Triumph workers meet outside the Speke factory, Liverpool, Merseyside, 21st October 1969

Background imageFactories Collection: Standard Triumph assembly facility in Speke, Liverpool, 23rd February 1968

Standard Triumph assembly facility in Speke, Liverpool, 23rd February 1968. Our picture shows, bodies of the Triumph 1300 range being assembled on the production line

Background imageFactories Collection: Construction underway for Standard Triumph assembly facility in Speke, Liverpool

Construction underway for Standard Triumph assembly facility in Speke, Liverpool, 4th September 1961. Our picture shows, mammoth earth moving vehicles levelling off the area

Background imageFactories Collection: David and Marion Donaldson, Fashion Designers, husband and wife team

David and Marion Donaldson, Fashion Designers, husband and wife team, pictured at their factory in Candleriggs, Glasgow, Scotland, Published 28th May 1987

Background imageFactories Collection: Steel Works, Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough, Teesside, Circa 1960. Rolling angle girders

Steel Works, Cargo Fleet, Middlesbrough, Teesside, Circa 1960. Rolling angle girders

Background imageFactories Collection: A section of the Hayes Engineering plant at Speke, south Liverpool

A section of the Hayes Engineering plant at Speke, south Liverpool, now working to capacity, turning out agricultural machinery

Background imageFactories Collection: Some of these 1947 dolls for your children are coming off the moving belt

Some of these 1947 dolls for your children are coming off the moving belt. In Britains largest toy factory at Lines Workshops

Background imageFactories Collection: A scene typical of Widnes - factories and smoke. 28th July 1973

A scene typical of Widnes - factories and smoke. 28th July 1973

Background imageFactories Collection: Exterior view of Watneys Brewery in Mortlake, London. 6th August 1975

Exterior view of Watneys Brewery in Mortlake, London. 6th August 1975

Background imageFactories Collection: Sixteen year old Vera Mary Stone blowing glass at Prestons on West Street

Sixteen year old Vera Mary Stone blowing glass at Prestons on West Street, Sheffield during World War Two. June 1942



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