Brown plaque № 11450 in Biggleswade

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Maythorn Coachworks. John Maythorn a manufacturer of horse-drawn carriages moved from Sun Street to this site in 1869. The factory and showrooms of Maythorn & Sons Ltd covered a large area of the town centre, making bodies for expensive motor cars with Royal Patronage. Following a fire in 1923 the factory was rebuilt but subsequently closed in 1931. The premises were substantially demolished in 1990.
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  • Location: Iceland, Market Square
  • Parish: Biggleswade
  • Unitary Authority: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Unitary Authority Ward (UTW): Biggleswade South
  • UK Parliament Constituency: North East Bedfordshire
  • Region: Eastern
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