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Liverpool Picturebook

A site dedicated to photographs and History of old Liverpool

  1. The Boys From The White Stuff

    Quote Originally Posted by BobEd View Post
    Tate And Lyle Liverpool

    John Wright & Co had a sugar refinery in Liverpool from about 1809. In 1859, Henry Tate, a successful grocer in Liverpool joined them as a partner. Henry Tate realised that a more efficient production on a much larger scale was needed if British sugar refining was to survive European competition. He set up his own refinery in 1862 and expanded this business by moving to Love Lane in 1872. Future expansion was achieved by buying out major competitors,