Factory for De La Rue Insulation Ltd., West Churton, North Shields, Tyne & Wear: the 'press gallery'

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RIBApix ref no RIBA87847
Architect/DesignerTurnbull, B. W.
Artist/PhotographerTurners Photography Ltd
CountryUK: England
CityNorth Shields
Subject Date1947
Image Date1947
StyleModern Movement
Library ReferenceAP291/87
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The 1500 ton press shown in the foreground was the largest of its kind in the world at that time. The factory made insulation and decorative plaster board.

Subject tags

factories, workers, offices, machinery