Friars Street

Subject: Business and Industry

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa233

Bloys’ soda water bottling works in Friars Street on the corner with School Street c1920. L to R: George Sweppe Bloys, ? , Benjamin Macro Bloys and Mr Challis up on the waggon.

All these buildings are still standing; the single storey building in the centre where the actual bottling was done still retains its overhead drive shafts and belts. The stables on the right was where the horse and delivery waggon were kept.