image for Talk item typeIndustrialisation of Kew & North Richmond in WW1 at Duke Street Baptist Church

Talk, Mon 10 Feb 2020


Along with a number of other residential and pleasant parts of Surrey, heavy industry was forced upon the residents of Kew and North Richmond by the needs of the war and the massive expansion of industry from 1917. This included two large aircraft factories which built over 2000 aircraft between them, and a number of supporting engineering concerns. By the end of the war these factories employed over 2000 men and 700 women. But where has it all gone?

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Mon 10 Feb 2020 20:00 to 21:15


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Map reference: TQ 179750  Lat: 51.46171 Long: -0.30407

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Richmond station


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  • Public toiletsPublic toilets