The Factory

Overhead views of Tottenham Hale

Overhead view of the recently built factory ? early 1900s

Overhead view of the recently built factory – early 1900s

Overhead view 1921

Overhead view 1921

Overhead view 1933

Overhead view 1933


Overhead view 1940s

Overhead view 1940s


Overhead view 1960s

Overhead view 1960s

Overhead view 2006

Overhead view 2006

Overhead view 2008

Overhead view 2008



Finsbury Works, Tottenham Hale

Factory gates around 1905

Factory gates around 1905

Factory gates around 1905

Factory gates around 1905

Machine shop

Machine shop

The powerhouse ? where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

The powerhouse, where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

The powerhouse ? where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

The powerhouse, where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

The powerhouse ? where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

The powerhouse, where the factory burnt its own wood waste to make electricity

Railway sidings outside Finsbury works,1952

Railway sidings outside Finsbury works,1952


The factory chimney ? 140ft tall

The factory chimney, 140ft tall


Painting of the river Lea and Harris Lebus factory, by Peter Cartstairs, circa 1950s






















New warehouse, Tottenham Hale

Car park and new club house on the North side of Ferry Lane

Car park and new club house on the North side of Ferry Lane

New warehouse plan 1955

New warehouse plan 1955

New warehouse ? 1963

New warehouse 1963


New warehouse 1968

New warehouse 1968


After the Lebus factory closed on Ferry Lane the depot on the North side was used by the GLC to store and distribute their supplies

After the Lebus factory closed on Ferry Lane the depot on the North side was used by the GLC to store and distribute their supplies

New warehouse demolition 2007

New warehouse demolition 2007




A street has been named after the factory where the new depot once stood

A street has been named after the factory where the new depot once stood








Tabernacle Street, East End of London

Tabernacle Street early 1900s

Tabernacle Street early 1900s

Tabernacle Street 2011

Tabernacle Street 2011







The Paddock, Tottenham Hale

Harris Lebus old football ground on the paddock

Harris Lebus old football ground on the paddock


Harris Lebus  old football ground on the paddock, a shaft was sunk here for Victoria line

Harris Lebus old football ground on the paddock, a shaft was sunk here for Victoria line

The Paddock club house on the bottom left

The Paddock club house on the bottom left







Woodley, Reading

Woodley, Berkshire

Woodley, Berkshire

Qatar chamber of commerce on a visit to Woodley

Qatar chamber of commerce on a visit to Woodley

Qatar chamber of commerce on a visit to Woodley

Qatar chamber of commerce on a visit to Woodley





Southern Rhodesia

Southern Rhodesia, 1960

Southern Rhodesia, 1960










Glasgow showroom

Glasgow showroom - Mercat Cross

Glasgow showroom – Mercat Cross, early 1930s

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