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The Tate & Lyle works in 1972.

The Tate & Lyle works in 1972.
The Tate & Lyle works in 1972.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2837
Description: Part of the Tate & Lyle sugar refinery in Silvertown, in 1972. Large sugar refineries were first set up in Silvertown a century earlier. Two of the earliest were Henry Tate's Thames Refinery and the nearby refinery of Abram Lyle & Sons. The two merged in 1921 to become Tate & Lyle, one of the world's leading sugar refiners.
Creator: Unknown
Date: August 1972
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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