Category: Redhill

Fullers Earth Works in Redhill, Surrey

Fullers Earth Works in Redhill, Surrey

HISTORY: On the Redhill deposit, the most successful quarry operating at the turn of the century was the Copyhold Works of Fuller’s earth Union Ltd, established c. 1860-70. Initially supplying the woollen trade, demand later shifted to the growing chemical and commodity sector. In 1954 the works, by now employing close to 800 men, were…

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