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Millwright Street, Sim Stankler & Co. Ltd., Byron Street Mills
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c1974/1975. View of the business of Sim Stankler & Co. Ltd., based at Byron Street Mills on Millwright Street. A sign at first floor level advertises craftsman tailored clothes. The Lady Beck runs at the rear of Byron Street Mills.
I recall visiting this factory as a small child with my Grand Parents Jack & Evelyn Franks. They ran the Scunthorpe shop for Stankler.
sandra ratchford nee burton
i worked at stanklers till 1970 had some great times . also on strike for an extra sixpence in old money who would do that today.also because i was one of the youngest did the sandwich run every morning.
I carried out some building work at Sim Stanklers home.The property was a detachted bungalow. Part of the roof was sheet copper because his wife wanted a green roof. My experience of this man can be put in two words, "A gentleman"
That black an white post is still there
Mr E Turner
Sim Stanley also had retail premises in Carlton Street, Castleford in the sixties and early seventies. They made some very nice suits and overcoats. I still have an overcoat made by the father and son business back in 1969. It is still as good as new. I often wonder what happened to the son. Sim the father will have passed on by now I'm sure. Does anyone have any knowledge please?
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