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The Plessey Factory from Beeston Rugby Club, Beeston, 1985

The first factory on this site was the Nelson Cycle Works owned by Messrs Humber and Goddard who built the world renown Humber Bicycle. They left this site and went on to Humber Road Beeston and ultimately Humber went on to Coventry in the 1920s and built Humber Cars. Originally a factory was started there for making telephone material by the National Telephone Co., Ltd., in 1901, and this was takā€¦