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Templeton Carpet Factory. In29 young women lost their lives when a wall blew down in a gale at Templeton Carpet Factory on Glasgow Green. Last month, the Mitchell Library hosted a lecture, Disaster on the Green, by local history researcher Bill Black.

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Templeton On The Green, previously known as the Templeton Carpet Factory, is a distinctive building near the People's Palace, in Glasgow, Scotland, opened in In it was converted into the Templeton Business Centre, then in a major regeneration project made it into a mixed use 'lifestyle village' incorporating apartments, office space, and the WEST brewery, bar and on: Scotland, United Kingdom.

Templeton Carpets; Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON M6G 3V5; Tel: ; email: [email protected] Templeton Carpets; Ossington Avenue, Toronto, ON M6G 3V5. Find out about the history of Templeton's Carpet Factory, a stunning historic landmark at Glasgow Green inspired by the medieval Doge's Palace in Venice.

A functional carpet mill once stood behind the spectacular facade of the Templeton carpet factory.

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Why not download the Clyde Waterfront Heritage guide and visit this historic River Clyde attraction. It was a lovely day so we wandered round the Green first – it’s home to a beautifully restored fountain, the People’s Palace and the former Templeton’s Carpet Factory (modelled on the Doge’s Palace, no less).

The latter is now an office block and also houses WEST Brewery, which proved to be an excellent stop for lunch. Glasgow, Scotland, 21st July, Some visitors to the Glasgow Show on Glasgow Green. In the background are the People's Palace, the Doulton Fountain and the Templeton Business Centre (formerly Templeton's carpet Factory).

The factory specialised in "picture carpets", such as the Twelve Apostles Carpet which they exhibited at the Paris Exhibition of James Templeton died in and is buried in the upper part of Glasgow Necropolis. In a further carpet mill was built facing Glasgow Green, based on the Doge's Palace, Venice.

This quickly became a much. The original factory was on King Street (now called Redan Street) but burned down in In a new factory was built on William Street (later renamed Templeton Street).

The factory specialized in “picture carpets”, such as the Twelve Apostles Carpet which they exhibit ed at the Paris Exhibition of 1 November The machinery in the factory was very noisy and workers would breathe in fibres from the threads as they passed through the machinery.

Despite the laborious work, the factory jobs enabled women to earn much-needed cash as the UK began to emerge from the austerity of the post-War years. Templeton's factories sent carpets around the world. 'This is primarily the history of James Templeton & Co.

- a firm which has manufactured carpets for more than a century. It was compiled by F. Young who became, insenior partner in the business.

He died on 9th October,and this book is published posthumously in dedication to his memory. Hi All - My Great Aunt, Elizabeth Sommerville (married name McLintock) left Glasgow for Philadelphia about I am told that her husband John McLintock was a Carpet Weaver who apparently went to either work or train the workforce at a new carpet factory built by Templetons in.

- Templeton Carpet Factory. When the Templeton Carpet Company decided to build a factory towards the end of the 19th century, overlooking Glasgow Green, the oldest park in Glasgow, it should have been a straightforward job.

But the city council kept rejecting their proposals because they were not. Similarly the carpet factory workers had significantly higher FEV1/FVC ratio ( ± % vs. ± %, p = ) as compared to control. Conclusions: Carpet industry dusts exposure. A picture in the Templeton Carpets book, showing carpet fitten in the Queen Mary ship.

Location: Glasgow. The two carpet rivals merged in and the famous Templeton factory. Templeton's Carpet Factory is located in Glasgow. With our custom trip planner, Glasgow attractions like Templeton's Carpet Factory can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.

Find hotels near Templetons Carpet Factory, UK online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs. Located in the city's east end, the building was built in and was once the unlikely location of a carpet factory.

The iconic building's design was based off the Doge's Palace in Venice. James Templeton owner of the original carpet factory had grown so frustrated by Glasgow’s City Fathers refusal to accept any of his redesigns he commissioned renowned architect William Leiper to design something so extravagant, so magnificent they simply couldn’t say no.

Drawing inspiration from Doge’s Palace in Venice, Leiper created Templeton & Co Carpet Factory. Glasgow’s Templeton Carpet Factory was at one point the largest carpet manufacturer in the world with its chenille carpets a much sought-after status symbol.

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I was involved in the demolition of a Templetons carpet factory in the mid 80`s but cannot for the life of me remember where it was, only that it was somewhere in Brigton. calamity. 2, 7. Ice cream fritter.


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2, 7. Post #7 T   Found in the Stoddard Templeton Corporate archive, the items pictured above all relate to the Templeton Disaster which occured on 1 November During construction of a new extension to Templeton & Co's carpet factory at Greenhead, Glasgow, unusually high winds caused a section of the facade to collapse onto the adjoining weaving shed.

Templeton's Carpet Factory dates from the s and was built to resemble the Doge's Palace in Venice to gain planning permission for its construction. It was built to manufacture Axminster carpets.

“Then, he and William Quigley decided that a new process, invented for processing chenille, would be ideal for carpet manufacture. “Templeton’s was established in Bridgeton in - the original factory was on King Street (now called Redan Street) but it burned down in Maghanap ng mga property malapit sa Templetons Carpet Factory, UK online.

Magandang availability at mga rate. Mag-book online, at sa hotel na magbayad. Walang bayad ang reservation. This old Templeton Carpet factory building is the favourite of many Glaswegians.

James Templeton & Sons began making carpets on this site in Construction of the brick facade, inspired by the Doge's Palace in Venice, began in designed by William Leiper. Templeton’s Carpet Factory organised two trips for a total of 4, factory workers with three L.M.S.

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(London, Midland & Scottish Railway) turbine steamers cruising down the Clyde on both 13th and 20th May Carpet factory, 62 Templeton Street, founded on this site in by James Templeton and son.

The oldest part is a cut down cotton mill built c.now only two storeys high. Subsequent additions were a three-storey bay block at the south end of Templeton Street (built ), a group of weaving sheds (built at a cost of £Janet and Agnes were to produce, between them, 21 children, which led their great-grandson, John Stewart Templeton (), the senior partner of J J Templeton, carpet-manufacturers, housed in the magnificent Leiper-designed factory, known as Doge's Palace, at Glasgow Green, to claim in that his great-grandfather Thomas had