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, printed from the Looking at Buildings website on Tuesday 2nd June 2020

Wolseley

Drews Lane [1], Washwood Heath. By this time Wolseley was part of the Vickers engineering group. Their original factory in Adderley Park was greatly expanded during the war but it was completely demolished in the 1970s. Drews Lane was designed for component production, but slowly took over car assembly during the twenties, particularly after Wolseley was taken over by Morris in 1926.

bayGlossary Term [2] is emphasised by a big semicircular pedimentGlossary Term [3]: not in Ball's or even Cooke's class as architecture, but it certainly has an impact.

Last updated: Monday, 26th January 2009