Factory shop, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

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Date:1990

Description:The Lotus Ltd. factory shop at Lotus's shoe factory on Sandon Road, Stafford.

Lotus was formerly Edwin Bostock's shoe factory, which was on Foregate Street, Stafford. The factory was destroyed by fire in 1901, but was rebuilt on Sandon Road in 1903. Bostock's became Lotus Ltd. in 1919. The Sandon Road factory was demolished in 1998.


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1910s
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Lasting Room, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

The lasting or making room at Lotus Ltd., Sandon Road, Stafford. This department ...

1930s
Jubilee or Coronation celebrations, Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford
Jubilee or Coronation celebrations, Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford

The Lotus Ltd factory in Stafford decorated either for George V's Silver Jubilee ...

1950s
Queen Mother's Visit to Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford
Queen Mother's Visit to Lotus Shoe Factory, Stafford

The Queen Mother walking outside the Lotus Shoe factory on Sandon Road, with crowds ...

1980s
Foreman Bill Davis, Lotus Ltd, Stafford
Foreman Bill Davis, Lotus Ltd, Stafford

Bill Davis seated at work bench holding a booklet at the Lotus Ltd. shoe factory ...

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Donor ref:P2021.019.0052 (37/45998)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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