The town that Bata built: a modernist marvel on the marshes of Essex – East Tilbury!

A car rally outside the Bata hotel.

In the 1930s, the Czech shoe giant built a model town for its workers, who bought milk in the company supermarket, eggs at the company farm, and kept their gardens tidy – or else. Has its spirit survived?

Source: The town that Bata built: a modernist marvel on the marshes of Essex | Art and design | The Guardian

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