Brock & Allen


Location and period of operation:

Brock & Allen





China and parian ware manufacturers, Shelton, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • A little known manufacturer who were listed in the 1860 Kelly and 1861 Harrison directories. 





former Brock & Allen Works

 photo: June 2000

The works were on the corner of Slippery Lane and Slippery Street (renamed Robson Street c.1930). All this area was cleared at the end of 2005 and the building demolished. 



1880 map of the Broad Street / Tinkersclough area of Shelton - showing the former Brock & Allen works



1880 map of  the former Brock & Allen works





1934 photo of the former Brock & Allen works at the junction of Slippery Street & Slippery Lane

the works were most likely extended and refurbished in the late 1880s

by the 1950s part of the works had become the Hanley Iron Foundry 
and by the 1960s the pottery works had become a warehouse



to the left is Clough Street and Broad Street to the right

photos courtesy Britain from Above


- click for a zoomable view -


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