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Art Installation

 The art installation for Moulton Mill approaches completion. Thanks to Jeni Cairns and Mulberry Craft Consortium for the mosaics. #art #mosaics #crafts #heritage

Learning Curve – Digital Studio

A new digital studio offering people the chance to try out state of the art technologies is to open in Spalding town centre. Learning Curve is a collaboration between Chain Bridge Forge Museum’s innovation centre and Ark ICT Solutions and will offer a range of digital...

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

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?

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.

Tulip Time 1954

A leaflet describing the route and place to stay for that years parade. Click on the HERE to view the leaflet

The Big Flood of 1947

http://www.eyepeterborough.co.uk/heritage/the-big-flood-of-1947/ Click on the link to read an article about the flood of 1947. Which appeared in the EyePeterbourgh website. Its also worth looking at articles about brickmaking and M & GN Railway.

Aerial Photo of High St Spalding

This photograph was taken from David Gray Facebook page and it shows the High St in Spalding about 1930s is the guess. What it also appears to show is flag pole on the river bank outside Chain Bridge Forge. Highlighted section Enhanced view of the photograph showing...

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