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Anti Gas Factories

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Established by the Ministry of Munitions for the manufacture of "Green Band" respirators at Batavia Mill and Holloway Mills, Holloway. By the time of the Armistice these plants had produced 55,140 respirators as well as a large number of spare parts.[1]

  • Holloway - Batavia Mills - HM "Green Band" Respirator Factory

Opened: August 1918. Management: Anti-Gas Department. Products: making respirators.

  • Holloway - Holloway Mills - HM "Green Band" Respirator Factory

Opened: August 1918. Management: Anti-Gas Department. Products: making respirators.

  • Stamford Hill - HM Granule Factory

Original function: London County Council Stores Depot. Opened: February 1917. Management: Anti-Gas Department. Products: making granules.

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Sources of Information

  1. First World War National factories; English Heritage
  • Ministry of Munitions [1]