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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;
    • Liberty plan will lead to bedlam

    • Atkinson, Mel;
    • Brief newspaper article discussing plans to demolish the Liberty building and build student accomodation on the site.
    • Liberty Shoes Ltd;
    • City's Liberty building 'in urgent need of overhaul'

    • Atkinson, Mel;
    • Article from the Leicester Mercury, Monday September 20th 1999 - pp. 8 'City's Liberty Building in urgent need of overhaul' by Mel Atkinson. Leicester City Council is set to serve a notice on Harish Parmar the owner of the grade two listed...
    • Factories; Conservation & restoration; Parmar, Harish
    • Don't tear down this landmark

    • Atkinson, Mel;
    • Article from the Leicester Mercury regarding the proposed demolition of the Liberty building, Leicester.
    • Abandoned buildings; Demolition; Liberty Shoes Ltd; Factories; City planning; Urban renewal;
    • 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;
    • Vandals plague Liberty building

    • Bentham, G.A.
    • Brief letter to the Leicester Mercury seeking to defend the abandonment of the Liberty building as no longer fit for purpose due to vandalism and theft.
    • Abandoned buildings; Vandalism; Building deterioration;
    • Corah of Leicester: Factory Life (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resource details the various factes of life at N. Corah and Sons factor, detailing the historical context, fashions they were involved in, the technology they used, the structure of the building, their social events and systems, plus...
    • Factories; Social & civic facilities; Knitwear;
    • 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;
    • Frog_Island_2012 (PDF)

    • Bird, Terese
    • A collection of images relating to Frog Island in 2012.
    • Factories; Regeneration; Deindustrialisation; Buildings; Business districts; Business enterprises;
    • Liberty Timeline (pps)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • This learning resources documents the Liberty Factory from 1880 to the early 2000s
    • Factories; Hosiery industry; Building construction;
    • Donisthorpe - Friars Mill Timeline (pdf)

    • Bird, Terese;
    • A clickable and interactive timeline of the key dates of the Donisthorpe Friars Mill building, from 1220 through 2012.
    • Industrialization; Industry; Building construction; Building deterioration; Buildings; Preservation; Conservation & restoration; Computers; Dyeing;

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