Tyne and Wear HER(17212): Hebburn, Bedewell engineering works - Details
Hebburn, Bedewell engineering works
Engineering Industry Site
Engineering works shown on 1942 Ordnance Survey plan. Built during the Second World War to produce casings for armour piercing bombs by the Ministry of Supply and Aircraft Production. It was managed by Jarrow Metals Industries and used steel rolled in their mill. After the war, Baker Perkins Ltd., a machine manufacturer, leased the site. They converted the factory for civilian use and occupied it until 1999.
Archaeological Services Durham University, 2015, Bedewell Industrial Estate, Hebburn, South Tyneside - Archaeological Assessment;