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Japa Factory, Laneside Mills (Churwell)
Colour imageOctober 1968. Image shows the Japa Factory at Laneside Mills. From 1936 the former textile mills were occupied by Japa, manufacturers of paper products. 'Japa' is an acronym for 'Just Another Paper Article'. In the foreground there are stacks of building materials. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Japa Factory, one of the former mill dams (Churwell) (1 comment)
Colour imageAugust 1965. Image shows one of the former mill dams at the Japa Factory which moved into Laneside Mills in 1936. Laneside Mills was originally a textile mill started by George Crowther in 1829 and expanded by Sir Charles Scarth in the late nineteenth century. Japa is an acronym for Just Another Paper Article. Photograph by David Atkinson from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Japa Mills, Laneside (Churwell)
Colour imageOctober 1968. View of Japa Mills at Laneside off Victoria Road. The name Japa is an abbreviation for 'Just Another Paper Article.' The site was formerly owned by the Scarth family and Laneside Mills made textiles here for many years. Laneside Mills is now demolished and the Laneside Housing Estate occupies the site.
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Japa, Laneside Mills (Churwell)
Colour imageDecember 1968. View of the Japa paper factory situated at Laneside Mills of Victoria Road. Japa is an acronym of 'Just Another Paper Article'. The firm moved into Laneside Mills in 1936 after their Hunslet premises were destroyed by fire. Among the paper and cardboard products they manufactured were boxes for packing locally grown forced rhubarb destined for the south of the country. The Howarth family, who owned the Japa business, resided in the nearby Wellfield House. Photograph from the David Atkinson Archive.
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Laneside Mills (Churwell) (1 comment)
Colour imageApril 1994. View of the old mills at Laneside. The earliest mill building was steam powered and built by George Crowther, textile manufacturer in 1829. It was later owned by Charles Scarth before a change of use to a paper product manufacturers when the firm of Japa took over in 1936 (Just Another Paper Article.') At the time of this image a new housing development was in the process of being built (background, left). This old building was listed but damaged by fire beyond repair a short time later. Building materials are seen in the foreground, left. Photograph by David Atkinson, part of the David Atkinson Archive.
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