Rowntree’s and razor wire

What would Mr Rowntree have said? Razor wire by the Memorial Library, Sept 2016

The city’s chocolate-related heritage is promoted and sold, while rolls of razor wire adorn the ‘Conservation Area’ of the old Rowntree factory buildings.

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Changing times: factory clocks

Early 20th century factory clock, 21st century solar panel fitted

The Rowntree factory clock on Wigginton Road, fitted with a solar panel since its earlier appearance on these pages. Attention was drawn to these clocks after they were manually adjusted to just after 8 o’clock to celebrate the history of a particular line of confectionery once manufactured here.

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