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Heaton, Coast Road, Wills Tobacco Factory
Former W.D. and H.O. Wills tobacco manufacturing factory built of red brick and Portland stone in the 1940s but in an Art Deco style designed prior to the Second World War. Manufacturing ended in the 1980s with the national decline in the cigarette market. Now converted to apartments. LISTED GRADE 2
<< HER 5162 >> Dept. of National Heritage, of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest, 9/809 I. Ayris & S.M. Linsley, 1994, A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Tyne and Wear, p 80 Wildblood Macdonald Partnership, 1991, The Wills Building, Coast Road, Newcastle, Case for the partial demolition...