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Bata ambulance from East Tilbury

Above: the Bata shoe factory at East Tilbury had its own ambulance. Thomas Bata had his own car converted into an ambulance at the start of WW2 and it was still operating on the site until 1973. *** I had a rare opportunity to make a drive and chose the Imperial War Museum's country site at the former RAF Battle of Britain airfield at Duxford. The museum is spread over several hangars and galleries and is also a working airfield with many restored warbirds either under restoration or…

Aerial photo of Bata factory and estate in Essex, UK Typical Bata corporate city configuration with factory and employee housing. Bata Shoes, Bartlett School Of Architecture, Heritage Center, Local History, Vintage Travel Posters, Great Memories, Old Town, Archaeology, Old Photos

Essex’s Industrial Archaeology: Housing the workers

Today we bring you some more industrial treasures from the archive in the run up to our special one-day conference on Essex’s Industrial Archaeology on Saturday 6 July. Tickets are £15 and can be b…

  Rt Bus, Ford Anglia, Routemaster, Buses And Trains, Double Decker Bus, Bus Coach, London Bus, London Transport, Diesel Locomotive

London Country RLC2248, East Tilbury, Thurrock

One for Flickrite Thurrockdave. London Country RCL 2248, operating the rush hour works service from the Bata Shoe Factory in East Tilbury, Thurrock Borough in September 1973. The registration plate on the Ford Anglia (225BOO) would be worth a bit today.

Bata shoe company opened in the at East Tilbury. Bata Shoes, Flotsam And Jetsam, Heritage Center, London Places, Shoe Company, Toot, Vintage Travel Posters, Tilbury, Old Photos

Bata Shoe Company, opening of the 2nd World War memorial

Bata shoe company opened in the 1930's at East Tilbury.

Bata Heritage Centre – The life and times of the British Bata Shoe Co Ltd Bata Shoes, Old Lorries, Heritage Center, Local History, Tilbury, Transportation, British, Street View, Trucks

Bata Heritage Centre – The life and times of the British Bata Shoe Co Ltd

East Tilbury railway station level crossing lorry accident 1967, courtesy Adam Fedorcio

Former Bata Factory in East Tilbury, UK Bata Shoes, Tilbury, Travel Around, Elves, Memories, London, History, Building, Memoirs

Travels around London

Reigate is a small town in Surrey, which I have visited a few times but been unable to find the church. This time I decided to ask somebody and a very unhelpful woman dierected me first to the methodist church in the High Street. I told her I wanted the Church of England Church and she replied that if I hadn't an address... I would have thought most people would have known where a church was. I eventually found it in Chart Lane, not Church Street, but it was locked up and the church office…

Bata Employee dwellings in East Tilbury Bata Shoes, Tilbury, Travel Around, Architecture Design, Mid Century, London, History, Outdoor Decor, Projects

Travels around London

Reigate is a small town in Surrey, which I have visited a few times but been unable to find the church. This time I decided to ask somebody and a very unhelpful woman dierected me first to the methodist church in the High Street. I told her I wanted the Church of England Church and she replied that if I hadn't an address... I would have thought most people would have known where a church was. I eventually found it in Chart Lane, not Church Street, but it was locked up and the church office…

Bata Heritage Centre – The life and times of the British Bata Shoe Co Ltd Bata Shoes, Heritage Center, Tilbury, Multi Story Building, Hotels, British, Places, Life, Lugares

Bata Heritage Centre – The life and times of the British Bata Shoe Co Ltd

Bata Hotel reconstruction 1960 Architect Bronek Katz