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    • Turkey Café - Floor plans for 1954 refurbishment

    • A.E. & T Sawday ARIBA Architects and Surveyors
    • Floor Plans for J. Winn & Co, 5th Aug 1954, A.E. & T Sawday ARIBA Architects and Surveyors, 56 London Rd. Leicester. 5.08.1954. Shows renamed and proposed licensed rooms, including a restaurant area and a liquor store.
    • Architectural drawings; Turkey Café;
    • Interview with Herbert Aldred

    • Aldred, Herbert
    • Recalls work in mining industry, mentioning Coalville, Snibston ,Speedwell, Ashby, Ellistown and Ibstock collieries. Talks about siblings and his mother dying when he was five. Mentions the retirement home he lives in, his daughter and the wages of...
    • Work; Industry; Family;
    • Odeon Cinema under construction, 1937

    • Alfred Newton & Sons, King Street, Leicester;
    • A black and white photograph of the Odeon Cinema during it's construction in 1937.
    • Cinemas; Construction;
    • City of Leicester City Development Plan (1952): Written analysis (pt 7)

    • Beckett, John L.;
    • Part Seven - Industry. A 48 page extract from a 191 page written analysis of Leicester's City Development Plan in 1952. Includes information on Leicester's principal industries from 1670 to date; Employment in the industries by type of industry,...
    • Industry; Industrialization; Employment; housing; Factories; Buildings; Working Environment; Occupations; Manufacturing; Hosiery industry; Shoe industry; Knitting industry; WWII; Markets; Land reform; Land use; Planning; City planning;
    • Interview with F. Birch

    • Birch, F.
    • Recalls his early life in the Belgrave district of Leicester, around the First World War. Describes domestic details, including rent, utilities and washing, pawning items and frozen meat. Mentions holidays and the poor girls and boys Summer Camp...
    • War; Health; Holidays; Home economics; Food;
    • Explore Historic and Industrial Leicester  (Prezi)

    • Bird, Terese
    • Brochure produced in the 1980s with a guide to walk through Castle Gardens and Frog Island, with additional photos by Colin Hyde, Terese Bird, Ned Trifle, and Chris D Pyrah. NOTE: Click 'More' and 'Fullscreen' just under the presentation, for the...
    • Historic buildings; Architectural photographs; Architecture; Building deterioration; Buildings; Deindustrialisation; Regeneration; Abandoned buildings; Vandalism;
    • Frog Island, 2002-2003 (PDF)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island between 2002-2003
    • Deindustrialisation; Architecture; Factories; Building deterioration; Buildings;
    • Liberty Timeline (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resources documents the Liberty Factory from 1880 to the early 2000s
    • Factories; Hosiery industry; Building construction;
    • Corah: Overseas workers and visitors-company travel

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about overseas workers beginning to work at Corah; some discussion of entertaining visitors from overseas, as well as Tony's overseas travel on behalf of Corah. 5mins 52 secs.
    • Immigrants; Employees; Gender roles; Employee relations; Social life; Social values; Travel; Expense accounts; Social unrest;
    • Corah: Socialising at work

    • Bird, Terese; Hyde, Colin;
    • mp3 interview with Tony and Barbara Taylor about the question of whether socialising went on during work hours at Corah, and how this could be useful for professional purposes as well. 1min 30secs.
    • Social & civic facilities; Social aspects; Social life; Sports; Employees;
    • Plan 55-Sw Ln W H Warburton 1911

    • Brown, G L, and Jones, Percy C, Architects and Surveyors
    • A design for a Motor House at the back of William Hugh Warburton's house in Swithland Lane. He clearly adopted car travel early in his work as an Agent and Merchant in Yarn & India Rubber. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of...
    • Architecture; Garden Suburbs;
    • Allan Street, 1972

    • Calow, Dennis
    • View of an abandoned shop on the corner of Allan Street and Linford Street 1972
    • Housing; Abandoned buildings; City planning;

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