Printing in Watford

In its heyday, Watford was the largest centre for printing in Europe. Larger printing companies included Sun and Odhams, but there were many more printers and subsidiary businesses in the area making ink and paper to service the trade

Aerial shot of Odhams post 1957

Odhams Clock Tower

Odhams exterior

Odhams

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Sun Engraving Company Ltd c.1918

Photogravure Rotary Machine

Odhams-Sun Printers Ltd - 1988

Composing room

Colour Printing department

Colour Etching department

Aerial Photograph of Sun Printers, c1930

Greycaine Book Manufacturing Company Ltd

Greycaine Book Manufacturing Company Ltd

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LOCATION

194 High Street

Watford

WD17 2DT

OPENING HOURS

Open Saturdays from

5 December 2020

FREE ADMISSION

 

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Tel: 01923 232297

info@watfordmuseum.org.uk

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