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British Sugar – People

Spalding Field Staff 1947Spalding Management and Office Staff 1947Sports Club 1940'sCivil Defence 1950'sFactory Civil Defence Drill1960's Sugar Bagging l to r Pat Grimwood, Pete HuffamVIP Factory Visit 1968 l to r Sir Richard Body MP Noel Smith

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...

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.

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