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MacFarlane Lang Factory, Syon Lane, 1974

Peter Young took this photo of MacFarlane Lang's Imperial Biscuit Works Factory on 3rd March 1974. It lay at the western end of the Golden Mile, back from the Great West Road on Syon Lane and was near the Gillette factory.

Britain from above website includes an aerial view taken whillst the factory was under construction in 1930.


Factory view with signage 'M L' on a roof tower

Marylebone Mercury, 18 November 1939, has a Situation Vacant:

BRIGHT GIRLS
(14 AND OVER)
& YOUNG WOMEN
WANTED FOR
BISCUIT PACKING, ICING &
MANUFACTURING DEPTS>
GOOD MONEY
to be earned under Ideal Welfare
Conditions.
Reinforced Concrete Air Raid
Shelter already built.
Apply Personally any morning to :-
WELFARE DEPARTMENT
MacFarlane, Lang & Co., Ltd.,
IMPERIAL BISCUIT WORKS,
SYON LANE,
(Off Great West Road)
OSTERLEY, MIDDLESEX

The original advert has a feast of font sizes.

Full list of Peter's photos

Published September 2016