First World War Aircraft Works, Waring and Gillow, London

First World War Aircraft Works, Waring and Gillow, London
Photograph taken 1916 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL/23701/08

Waring and Gillow owned a factory at Hammersmith. It was used during WWI to make parts for aircraft, instead of the furniture that was normally made there. The company's knowledge of woodworking, design, and fabric covering made them an ideal choice for this.

Location

Greater London

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Themes

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