Johnson's Imperial Pottery and the Caldon Canal, Hanley

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Date:August 1963

Description:Looking west along the Caldon Canal with Johnson Brothers' Imperial Pottery on the left hand side. The Eastwood earthenware works is on the other side. In the distance is Lichfield Street bridge. Charles Meakin built and operated the Eastwood Works from 1887 until its sale in 1958. It is now part of Emma Bridgewater's works on Lichfield Street. Imperial Pottery Works was one of Johnson Brothers three works in this part of Hanley, flanking the Caldon Canal. The works mainly produced tableware, was demolished by 2005 and is now the site of Waterside Primary School.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/168-20 (204/38344)

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