Portland Tile Works, Burslem
Newcastle Street



From To Occupier Comments
1889 ? Stubbs & Hodgart The business was first established in Hanley around 1887 and moved to the Portland Tile Works around 1889.  
? ? T&R Boote Ltd.  A 1907 directory records T & R Boote at the Portland Tile Works
1925 1958? Ernest Roddy  1937 Listed Exhibitor - British Industries Fair. All Tile Fireplaces and Recessed Surrounds of many types and colour effects. Also Bedroom Fireplaces and a selection of Surrounds suitable for housing schemes.




Boote, T. and R., Ltd., tile manufacturers, 
Portland Tile Works
Newcastle Street

from..... 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'





1950 map showing the earthenware factory on Newcastle Street, Burslem 

larger view showing the works adjacent to Portland Street 


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