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Kidderminster Story

Unable to tell a Wilton from an Axminster? Baffled by your shags, yarns and hanks? Help is at hand with this in-depth guide to Kidderminster's carpet industry.

Documentary 1963 25 mins

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From the days when television provided a window on the world this ATV Midland outside broadcast shows us an in-depth look behind the scenes at a carpet factory. Although it's not named in the broadcast the featured firm is Carpet Trades Ltd, one of several manufacturers in the Worcestershire town that was aiming to carpet the world with its products.