Centaur Clothing Factory, Leeds, West Yorkshire

The building was built as a clothing factory in 1889. The premises were used by J Campbell and Co., wholesale clothiers, 1890-c1903; c1905-c1927 Gaunt and Hudson, hat and cap manufacturers and wholesale clothiers; c1927-c1966 Thos Marshall and Co (Marlbeck), costumiers; by 1970 the firm was Centaur Clothes Ltd, part of the Baird Textiles group by 1989; it afterwards became an administrative headquarters until 1995. It is an interesting purpose-built clothing mill representing an important element in the early 20th century economy of the city.


West Yorkshire Leeds


Victorian (1837 - 1901)


factory mill clothing textile industry Victorian (1837 - 1901)