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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th May 2005 Big Ben breaks down due to high temperatures.go to related location

27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies

27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.

27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)

27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London

27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Andrex 2-ply invented here



Andrex 2-ply invented here

The place where 2-play toilet paper was invented.

Location: Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow

Description: These flats are where Andrex, one of the world's leading brands of toilet paper, was created. In fact, it's also where 2-ply toilet tissue was invented.

In 1932 St Andrew Mills Ltd, opened here on St Andrews Road, as a standard manufacturer of paper. It was 10 years though until they pioneered the production of two-ply toilet tissue on a roll.

They launched it as 'Androll' using the road name for the first time in their marketing. In the next few years they rebranded it as 'Andrex'.


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Andrex 2-ply invented here

The place where 2-play toilet paper was invented.


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