Luton Heritage Forum

12 & 14 Frederick Street

Address : 12 & 14 Frederick Street, Luton

Grid Reference : TL0904721967

Site Status : Draft Local List

Site Description : Pair of turn of 19thcentury purpose designed hat factory buildings. 2 storey, no. 14 colour washed, no. 12 Luton grey with red brick bands and decorative stone lintels. Unique surviving examples of residential factory units still in use as part of surviving hat trade. Interior of buildings remains substantially intact. Number 14 has surviving original external joinery and retention of external features such as chimney stack.

Information provided by Luton Borough Council.

Reasons for inclusion on local list : Historic Interest; Group Value and Contribution to Built Environment; Association with Individuals or Events of Special Local Value

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Nearby Sites

These are the closest sites to 12 & 14 Frederick Street and are all within about 200 metres :

Clarendon Road
12 & 14 Clarendon Road [Draft Local List]
Frederick Street
3-7 Frederick Street - Factories [Draft Local List]
9 Frederick Street [Draft Local List]
New Bedford Road
72 New Bedford Road [Draft Local List]
North Street
1 North Street - Seventh Day Adventist Church [Draft Local List]
Old Bedford Road
English Rose Public House [Draft Local List]
25-35 Old Bedford Road [Draft Local List]

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