In 1853 the Midland Board decided to extend the railway line south from Leicester to Bedford and construction began under the direction of the celebrated contractor, Thomas Brassey.
03 January 2018
David Dickinson, farm manager at Chester Farm between 1958 and 1972, describes the farm as being "in a pretty awful state" when they arrived
02 October 2017
Learn about Mr Frank George, the chairman of Whitworths in Wellingborough, owners of Chester Farm in the 1960s
27 September 2017
Jayne's father managed Chester Farm from 1958 to 1972 and lived at Chester House together with his wife, daughter Jayne and son Robert
The conservation and restoration of historic buildings require a particularly sensitive approach, especially when tackling structural issues
22 August 2017
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