Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire

Waring and Gillow, Lancaster, Lancashire
Photograph taken 1917 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BL23741/004

A view across the rooftops at the Waring and Gillow's Lancaster factory. Furniture manufacturers Waring and Gillow established a reputation for supplying high quality furniture to some of the richest families in the country. During the First World War their factories in Lancaster and London were used for the war effort, producing aircraft components and ammunition cases. This photograph was commissioned by Waring and Gillow.

Location

Lancashire Lancaster

Period

World War One (1914 - 1919)

Tags

industry work factory