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Courtaulds factory in Little Heath from the air

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aerial photograph of Courtaulds Foleshill Road Works Little Heath Coventry West Midlands UK. Now long gone the Courtaulds factory in Little Heath has been replaced by a housing estate. Courtaulds was established in 1794 and was once the biggest producer of man made textiles in the world. The Foleshill Road Works were established in 1905 to produce Rayon. In the 1980s textile was moved to low wage countries in Asia and China with production finally ending at the Coventry plant in 2007.


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