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Horizon Graham Hall Watermarked.jpg
An aerial photography of the Horizon factory and its surrounds. Produced by Sealand Aerial Photography.

P2152 Horizon Watermarked.jpg
An aerial photography of the Horizon factory and its surrounds. Produced by Sealand Aerial Photography.

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Every year up until the mid-1970s, John Player & Sons gave its employees a money bonus in March. To mark this, a dance was thrown at the Astoria dancehall in Nottingham (this later became the Sherwood Rooms and is now Ocean nightclub).

This…

John Player Showroom Watermarked.jpg
The showroom housed products that could be collected through coupons available in packets of Player's cigarettes. The Nottingham showroom was on Hartley Road in Radford.

The photograph shows the showroom at Christmas time.

Cash Sales Watermarked.jpg
Four women queue at window titled 'Cash Sales' at Horizon.

Dispatch Watermarked.jpg
Photograph showing Superkings and Embassy lorries outside the Horizon factory depot.

The Drawing Office Watermarked.jpg
Horizon drawing office, with staff working.

Factory Floor Watermarked.jpg
Photograph showing a factory floor production line of 'Gold Leaf' tobacco boxes. A male supervisor can be seen inspecting the women at work.

Gatehouse Watermarked.jpg
View of Horizon gatehouse, with a car waiting for the barrier to be lifted.

F1 Car Radford Visit Watermarked.jpg
Racing car branded with the JPS logo on the front and sides. "TISSOT // QUARTZ // 11" appears on the car. Workers are standing in the grounds of the No. 3 Factory dispatch docks looking at the car.

John Player & Sons sponsored the Formula One…
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