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New offices under construction, 1936
 
   
New offices under construction, 1936
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Brief Description: The factory offices under construction 1936. The large billboards advertise New Era cakes, these were introduced in 1931
Subject Date: 1936
 
Full Description: Huntley & Palmers new Kings Road offices were completed in early 1937 and cost £55,000. As this photograph shows, the four-storey building had a steel frame with reinforced concrete. The new Board Room, directors' and managers' offices were on the first floor and the invoice and ledger offices on the upper floors.
 
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Huntley & Palmers factory, Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 24.2cm, Width: 30.0cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, architecture, trade <builder>, building, offices
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HP165b
Unique ID: rm-ru-hp165b~u_041-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
 
 
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