Knife Making at the Forge

Knife Making at the Forge

Taster Day in Chain Bridge Forge yesterday. knife making. Ryan worked with a volunteer to first fire weld 5 layer of steel. The resulting ingot was the cut again fire welded together to create an ingot with 55 layer. This was formed to create the knife. A little bit...
British Sugar plc Spalding 1925 – 1994 – Origins

British Sugar plc Spalding 1925 – 1994 – Origins

In Memory of Spalding Factory The place and some of the people. Spalding was originally built in 1925 as the third Anglo-Scottish Beet Sugar Corporation factory; the first factory being Colwick (Nottingham) and the second Kidderminster. Subsequently three more...
Murrells Printing Works

Murrells Printing Works

Victoria Street, Spalding. Photographs taken April 1985 when it closed  Property  owned by Mrs Murrell of Wisbeach, widow of former owner. Until 1985 business owned and operate by Mr Ray Clow. Purchased in 1985 by Bun’s Bakery and used to extend bakery...
Bugg’s Brewery?

Bugg’s Brewery?

Can anybody help is this the rear of Bugg’s Brewery on Cowbit Road ? This is a carte de visite from about 1870 by W.Fletcher, New Road.