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STAPLE STREET

Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:20 am
by kiwi
A factory was established on Staple Street, Long Lane, Bermondsey, 1867 The Bermondsey factory was demolished in 1935, and replaced by a housing estate. Acquired by Crosse & Blackwell in 1930, who merged operations with their Keiller jam and confectionery subsidiary.
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Re: STAPLE STREET

Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:24 am
by kiwi
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1911 - Bermondsey women's uprising Pink’s women strikers in 1911
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1935 when the Pink’s Factory was demolished to make way for Dunkirk House and Crayford House

Re: STAPLE STREET

Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 10:34 am
by kiwi
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Dunkirk House. 2017
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Crayford House. 2017

Re: STAPLE STREET

Posted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:42 am
by kiwi
Pinks, the company was founded by Edward Pink in 1860 when he was aged 33. He had moved to London from Hampshire to serve an apprenticeship with a grocer.
With a large factory in Staple Street, off Long Lane in Bermondsey, at the end of the 19th century E & T Pink were said to be the largest producers of jam in the world. No trace remains of the company today, or the factory, and the once famous brand has disappeared and remembered now mainly for a history of bad labour relations.
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Staple Street, Pinks Jam Factory.