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Art Deco Fašade of Burton's tailors, Hanley 

Burton was founded by Montague Burton in Chesterfield in 1903 under the name of The Cross-Tailoring Company. It was first listed on the London Stock Exchange in 1929 by which time it had 400 stores, factories and mills. 

After World War II Montague Burton offered men the chance to buy a full suit, comprising jacket, trousers, waistcoat, shirt and underwear, which together became known as 'The Full Monty'. 

By 1952, the year of Montague Burton's death, the company was the largest multiple tailor in the world.

  • Tunstall, Longton and Hanley all has a Burton's store with Art Deco features which was a house style of the company all across the UK

  


Art Deco panels at 
Burton's Store,
Hanley

 

 

Burton tailors shop in Stafford Street, Hanley
previous Burton tailors shop in Stafford Street, Hanley
many of Burtons shops across the UK were built in an art deco style
photo: Google Street View

 

steel frame windows, vertical features and geometric design panels are key art deco features
steel frame windows, vertical features and geometric design panels are key art deco features 

 

 

geometric design panels
geometric design panels

 

geometric design panels
geometric design panels

 

 

also see..


Art Deco in Stoke-on-Trent

Other Art Deco buildings 


 

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