United Wire Works

Manufacturers of Wirecloth  -  Granton Park Avenue, Granton

Ingredients for the Furnace  -  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

Ingredients for the Furnace

United Wire Works has been based at Granton since 1925.

Here are some of the ingredients that were being put into the furnace for wire manufacture, when I visited the company in 1992.

These furnaces were fed from the balcony on the upper left in this photo:

Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

Here is molten metal in one of the furnaces in 1992:

Edinburgh at Work  -  United Wire Works

The furnaces are now (in 2008) no longer in use.


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