Gainsborough Silk at Priory Walk

Subject: Business and Industry

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa518

Reginald Warner’s silk factory in Priory Walk. He moved his business into these premises c1906- the building had previously been Pretty’s corset and stay making factory. He moved his business up to Alexandra Road after the Great War and it flourishes today as the Gainsborough Silk Company. This building was demolished in about 2004 to make way for modern town houses.