Braintree’s textile industry was all kinds of fabulous. It made quite a mark on the town.

In the 19th and 20th centuries, Braintree was home to

Courtaulds Mews

(the family company of:)

WJC (1)Julien Court Road


Warners Mill

who gained international notoriety for their

Damask MewsJacquard Way


Silks Way

Their skilled

Weavers Close

even created cloth for the

Coronation Avenue

of Queen Elizabeth II at their


in Braintree!