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Recreation club, 1936
 
   
Recreation club, 1936
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Brief Description: Today this is the only surviving factory building. This was taken in about 1936 during the construction of the neighbouring factory offices
Subject Date: About 1936
 
Full Description: This building was converted into the Factory Social Club in 1938, after it became vacant when new offices were constructed next door on the King's Road frontage. In the 1920s the company originally had major plans to build a large purpose built social centre opposite the factory in the King's Road. The scheme was never realised and the modest conversion in 1938 was the final result.
 
Collection: Reading University Library
Place: Huntley & Palmers factory social club, Kings Road, Reading, Berkshire
Dimensions: Height: 24.6cm, Width: 30.4cm
Subject: trade <food mfr>, environment <buildings>
Content Type: photograph
Location: Reading University Library
Local Ref: HPOS274e
Unique ID: rm-ru-hpos274e~u_014-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading University Library
 
 
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