Longton Ceramics


Location and period of operation:

Longton Ceramics





Earthenware manufacturer at the Slyvan Works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Following the voluntary liquidation of Shaw and Copestake (SylvaC) in 1982, the moulds, plant and equipment were purchased by North Midlands Co-operative Society and leased to a co-operative called Longton Ceramics. 

  • This was not a successful venture and a year and a half later the United Co-Operative society took over and ran it as the Crown Winsor name. 


Previously:  Shaw and Copestake  

Subsequently:  Crown Winsor  

The London Gazette
20th February 1986 

Notice of the cancellation of the registration of Longton Ceramics
and the transfer to the United Co-Operatives Ltd

NOTE: Longton Ceramics was transfered to the  
United Co-Operative society in 1984




Honey Pots marked LONGTON CERAMICS

produced using moulds from Shaw & Copestake


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