H & E Smith, Britannia Works, Hanley

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Date:October 1963

Description:H & E Smith is a specialist tile manufacturer with a factory on Old Town Road in Hanley. Founded in 1926 as Smith & Warrilow, the company became H & E Smith in 1948. They specialised in the manufacture of refractory glazed fireplace tiles (Van Delft), ceramic wall tiles and ceramic fireplaces. Many stations on the London Underground have special tiles manufactured at the Britannia Works.

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Creators: Mr Bert Bentley - Creator

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/184-05 (204/38307)

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