Motherwell Brick Company Limited, Motherwell.

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25/08/1934 – The Scotsman – Brick making industry in Motherwell. A new industry, that of brick making, has been started in Motherwell and work has been found for some 30 men. This is a welcome feature in a town which despite briskness in the steel trade, has a very large total of unemployment. The development has been made by a new company, the Motherwell Brick Company Limited which has for its chairman, Mr Frank Hodges JP. Yesterday the first batch of 20,000 bricks was placed in the kiln. The plant is modern and its capacity is 150,000 bricks per week. The bricks are made of pit blaes and there is raw material at hand to last for 20 years.

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