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CWS Works, Pelaw


Pelaw came into being when the Cooperative Wholesale Society (C.W.S) established factories here in the late 1890s. Built on former agricultural land located between Heworth village and Bill Quay, the works grew to become one of the CWS' major industrial complexes in Britain.

Pelaw Co-operative Society Lych Gate - St Mary's Church, Heworth
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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Pelaw polish

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Pelaw The Cooperative Wholesale Society Pelaw Works
- Aricle by by Joan Hewitt. "The vast group of factories which occupied the ground between Shields Road and the railway was established by the Lancashire cooperative movement, to spread the ...

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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The Last CWS

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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CWS Shirt Factory, Pelaw

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Co-operative Advertising

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To Pelaw Metro

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Railway And Last CWS Factory

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Tyne and Wear HER(13168): Pelaw, Shields Road, CWS pyjama factory
- "1920s Co-operative Wholesale Society factory. An L-shaped building. The main section is two storeys in red brick English garden wall one and three bond but there is a single storey ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(7604): Pelaw, Shields Road, factory of Robert Howarth Ltd
- "This was a CWS cabinet works, later a shirt factory.....A painted sign reads 'CO-OPERATIVE WHOLESALE SOCIETY SHIRT FACTORY' which would have been visible from the adjacent Brandling Junction Railway ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(13169): Pelaw, Shields Road, air raid shelters
- "Six World War Two underground air raid shelters lie within a grassed area between the CWS shirt factory and the pyjama factory. These are shown on a 1989 plan found ...

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Pelaw Co-operative Wholesale images

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CWS Pelaw boot polish

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CWS Co-operative Pelaw Hy-Glos furniture polish advertisement 1950s

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CWS Pelaw polish

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CWS Co-op magazine advert, 1960

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Lych Gate - St Mary's Church, Heworth
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Lych Gate - St Mary's Church, Heworth
- Overview Map Street View The lych gate at St Mary's Church in Heworth was built in memory of the late King George V. The idea for the commemorative lych gate was ...

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