Rock Making at Barratts Wood Green Factory (1957)

Wood Green, London. Barratts Confectioners - now known as the Chocolate Factory. Making London Rock.

This video is part of the extensive British Pathe Archive

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Comment by Roger Haynes on November 6, 2021 at 2:48

Would be about this time I went to school next door to Barra

tts. Bounds Green Juniors was closed and we had to get the train from Bowes Park to Wood Green each day aged about 11. All I can remember is the smell of them making Liquorish Allsorts. Hated Liquorish then and now but it still permeates my nostrils.

Comment by Kevin@The Ground Bean Café on November 7, 2014 at 13:38

My kids and I spent 30 minutes watching the folks at Spun Candy Soho assembling a rock candy. Its great to be able to compare the processes & ethos of the two places.

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