Hat Factory, 64 Bute Street, Luton

Hat Factory, 64 Bute Street, Luton
Photograph taken 19 June 2000 © Mr Alan Whitcroft ARPS. Source Historic England Archive.NM ref: 35786

The manufacture of straw hats, including panama hats, was an important industry in Luton. This factory was built in 1889, in Jacobean style, from Luton grey bricks with stone dressings.

Location

Luton Luton

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

building industry hat factory Victorian (1837 - 1901) Victorian (1837 - 1901)