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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.|
|Date: August 1972|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.|