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Berkshire IAG – The Development, Non-Development and Redevelopment of Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Factory 1800-2000

January 17 @ 19:30 - 20:30 GMT


Joe Doak will explore the processes through which the Huntley & Palmers Biscuit Factory was developed during the second half of the nineteenth century, how it was adapted during the early and mid-twentieth century and how it was redeveloped during the latter part of that century describing the creation, maintenance, redevelopment and non-development of the factory complex.

He will map-out a number of stages and identify a series of components which can help explain how Huntley & Palmers biscuit factory came into being, what effect it has had on the town of Reading and how key actors, ideas, relationships and ‘things’ shaped it’s development (and non-development) over the years.

Joe Doak is a Doctoral Researcher, Department of Real Estate & Planning, Henley Business School, University of Reading and Vice Chair & Social Media Manager, Dorchester Civic Society.

The event is open to all and free.

Join Zoom Meeting on 17th January 2022, starting at 19.30

Session open at 19.15 to allow time to settle, please be prompt.

Meeting ID: 873 0312 0938 Passcode: 087293


January 17
19:30 - 20:30 GMT
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