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Staines history

Right in the. Middle of the high st you will see a statue of two men carrying a roll of... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Staines, United Kingdom
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Local history

It's a lovely tribute to a piece of local history that generation's for years to come can learn... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2018
West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This statue is so different and strangely positioned that it can't be missed and stirs up strange thoughts as to what it's about and why it's in the middle of the pedestrianised High Street. We were thoroughly amused when we first saw it. It certainly...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JoyFancuttBurger
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, the title says it all really. It's in the pedestrianised part of Staines. It's outside WH Smiths. In the winter, when it snows, it gets snow on it. Oh, and it's metal. Ummmm Yes.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dragonhearted
Reviewed 18 February 2019 via mobile

Great to see the Staines Lino Factory celebrated for all to see. I remember as a junior from Kingston Road School going to play football over Staines Common. We had to walk past the Factory. The unique aroma stays with me and is somehow revived...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 53Geoff
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Right in the. Middle of the high st you will see a statue of two men carrying a roll of linoleum. This remembers the time when the factory in Staines produced a significant quantity of Lino for our nations floors. The old factory stood on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ashleywelman
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

It's a lovely tribute to a piece of local history that generation's for years to come can learn about.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bonniep959
Reviewed 30 October 2018

A tribute to Staines having the first lino factory in the world! Who knew???? It is lovely to have a tribute to this and not only be known as the home town of Ali G!!!!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Nice statue in the heart of the old city of Staines, one of the famous landmarks. Shopping centers and a lot of dining restaurants are nearby.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank NadierMady
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting choices of food at the market where the Lino Statue is located. Walking distance to the Two Rivers shopping area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank elcharco
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Staines used to have a very large Lino factory before WW2 and the statue commemorates this aspect of the town to (I guess) remind people of their history. The factory was on part of what is now the 2 rivers shopping centre. Most of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Colin D
Reviewed 5 October 2018

A nice sculpture with a brief insight into the history of where lino was made and the styles and designs it was made into

Date of experience: October 2018
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