99-100 Victoria Road, Swindon

99-100 Victoria Road, Swindon
Photograph taken 20 May 2001 © Dr Robert Slade. Source Historic England Archive ref: 318829

These printing works and offices were built in 1854. They were for The Advertiser, founded by William Morris (Journalist/Author 1825-91). It was the first penny paper in the country. It was also the first paper in Wiltshire to be printed by steam power.

Location

Swindon Swindon

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

print industry paper steam power victorian (1837 - 1901)