United Wire Works

Manufacturers of Wirecloth  -  Granton Park Avenue, Granton

Weaving 1  -  1992

 Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

  Copyright: Peter Stubbs.    Please contact peter.stubbs@edinphoto.org.uk                                         Photograph taken July 29, 1992

 

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   Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

 

United Wire Works

Wire Weaving

Loom

United Wire Works has been based at Granton since 1925.

When I visited United Wire Works in 1992, I found many looms like this one operating,  weaving wire of different dimensions.

Some of the woven sire is used in filters in cars.

The pattern on the back of digestive biscuits come from the wire mesh that they are baked on, manufactured by United Wire Works.

 

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