courtaulds factory

Courtauld connects with Preston – and there’s a reunion on the cards

Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory From fishing to the foxtrot, darts to the Hokey Cokey – Courtaulds textile factory may have been one of Preston’s largest employers, but […]

4 years ago
Watch final Courtaulds history project documentary

The building was torn down in the 1980s A documentary charting the history of Preston’s Courtaulds factory has been released. Made by Gary Cunliffe the 48-minutes film is the culmination of a project to gather the memories of […]

8 years ago
Celebration of former Courtaulds factory event planned

Tea break in the former Courtaulds factory An event to celebrate those who worked at the former Courtaulds factory takes place on Saturday. Celebrating Courtaulds is part of a project delving into the history of what was […]

8 years ago
Courtaulds factory memories to be told through song

The history of Preston’s former Courtaulds factory is to be brought to life through a music project. A Song for your Community sees singer-songwriter Claire Mooney work with former factory […]

8 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Courtauld’s factory memories shared at community event

Visitors use pictures to remember Courtauld's Former workers at the Courtauld’s factory have met to recall the working life. The textiles factory was knocked down in the 1980s but a new community project aims to piece […]

8 years ago
Courtauld’s factory film: Watch fascinating lookback at factory life

The building was torn down in the 1980s The story of the former Courtauld’s factory has been told in an online documentary. Prestonian Gary Cunliffe has produced the lookback at what used to be one of the biggest […]

8 years ago
So, what existed before the Courtaulds factory at Red Scar?

With the forthcoming ‘Colours of the World: Made in Preston’ project in mind, I began to think about what existed on the site of the former Courtaulds prior to the […]

8 years ago
In pictures: Courtauld’s factory before demolition

The building was torn down in the 1980s These pictures show life inside the Courtauld’s factory before it was demolished in 1980. Local photographer and former factory worker Keith Sergeant rescued the pictures from a skip just before […]

8 years ago
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