Locally listed buildings - Swift Factory / Quinton Works (also known as New Beeston Works)

Name

Swift Factory / Quinton Works (also known as New Beeston Works)

Address

Quinton Road/Mile Lane, Coventry

Description

Built in 1890/1891 for S. and B. Gorton as a cycle factory. From 1900 the buildings were used as a chocolate factory and by 1905 they were in use as a car factory. Office block remains. Other factory buildings were demolished 1997-98.

Monument Type (Date)

BICYCLE FACTORY ((between) Victorian - 1890 AD to 1900 AD)

Date Locally Listed

05-Nov-90

Designation ID

DCT626

Further information

http://www.heritagegateway.org.uk/Gateway/Results_Single.aspx?uid=MCT363&resourceID=1029

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