stewartby brickworks | quality is your only future

The remaining two kilns, four chimneys and other buildings were Grade II listed as Hanson pushed forward with plans to redevelop the site for housing. However, the developer is unable to offer any viable plans for their conversion to new uses and faced with a 20th century folly, submitted plans for their demolition. The model village, itself protected by various listings, will remain and stand as witness to the industry which spawned it; but whether any of the former largest brickwork in the world survives as well is left to be seen."

Looking north east along the interior of the eastern shed. © Simon Cornwell 2009