The art world however proved to be a bridge too far for the Crossleys and in1885 they finally lost the battle against rising production costs and closed down the brickworks
and Alfred left to live in America.
Site of the former brickworks
at Blackley where Harron Homes want to build 84 houses
Limited was listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1962 and has paid a dividend every year since then.
Police are appealing for courting couples who have used the lane to the brickworks
over the last few years to contact them in confidence.
INTEREST: Site of the former brickworks
at Blackley, where permission for 120 homes has been granted.
currently has operating plant and equipment and mobile plant with an original cost of approximately A$61 million under operating lease arrangements.
closed in 1999 after 75 years of making industrial fire bricks.
In the past, it has been used as a brickworks
, but was also a private landfill site during the 1960s and 1970s.
Officers began a fingertip search of a disused brickworks
and a copse and lake near to the old Norton Barracks, Worcestershire, yesterday.
Brian Greenwood, 37, of Edendale Terrace, Horden, Ian Fenny, 41, of Kingfisher Close, Hartlepool, and Owen Hill, 43, of Bridge Street, Nottingham, appeared for sentencing after they admitted charges relating to illegal waste activities on sites at Skippers Lane Industrial Estate, Middlesbrough, Seaview Industrial Estate, Horden, County Durham, and The Old Brickworks
, Tame Bridge, Stokesley.
CREWS from Brighouse and Elland fire stations were called out to a blaze at the derelict Blackley brickworks
A FORMER Birmingham councillor believes lives are being put at risk by arsonists lighting fires on a former brickworks