11 great retro photos of Meridian factories in Mansfield and Ashfield.
11 great retro photos of Meridian factories in Mansfield and Ashfield.

11 great retro photos of life at Mansfield and Kirkby's Meridian factories

Knitwear manufacturing provided huge employment for Mansfield and Ashfield over the years and in our latest retro series we are heading back down memory lane to see what life was like at Meridian.

Tuesday, 18th January 2022, 2:52 pm

Meridian was best known for its underwear and knitwear and employed thousands of workers at its sites in Nottingham, Kirkby and Mansfield.

The firm produced for the wholesale trade using the Meridian, Maid Marian and Robin Hood trademarks, supplying major retail names such as Marks & Spencer and Littlewoods.

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