John Tams Crown Works, Longton

Move your pointing device over the image to zoom to detail

Date:October 1962

Description:John Tams Crown Works on the corner of Commerce Street and the Strand (previously Stafford Street). The camera is looking northwards. The earthenware works dates from the 1840s, operated by John Goodwin then Broadhurst & Sons and was taken over by the Tams family in 1875. The Tams Group also operated the Blythe, Sutherland and Atlas works in Longton. In the early 2000s, the group was the largest ceramics employer in Longton. In 2006 all of the works closed.

View Location


Link to this resource

Image courtesy of: Stoke on Trent City Archives.

Donor ref:SD1480/240-03 (204/38968)

Copyright information: Copyrights to all resources are retained by the individual rights holders. They have kindly made their collections available for non-commercial private study & educational use. Re-distribution of resources in any form is only permitted subject to strict adherence to the usage guidelines.