The Buildings

The Buildings

Coleman’s Depository were established in c1875 initially as ‘cart owners and furniture removers’, progressing to providing fireproof storage for furniture, pianos, and also strong boxes for property deeds and jewelry.

The building which still stands at the corner of Park Road and Northumberland Street was built c1900. The four storey building was built of red brick and cast iron, allowing for maximum storage space at minimum cost. There was also a cellar and lift.