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Parts of Emma Bridgewater Factory reopen following fire

Firefighters were called to the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Stoke-on-Trent on Friday. Credit: BPM Media

Parts of the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Stoke-on-Trent have reopened following a fire.

Crews were called to Lichfield Street in the Hanley area of the city just after 6pm on 17th August. At its peak, more than 25 firefighters tackled the blaze.

The factory closed to the public over the weekend but the café and shops reopened to the public on Monday morning.

Posting on their Facebook page, Emma Bridgewater said: "The café and shops at the Emma Bridgewater Factory are open today as normal. If you’re planning to visit, please enter via the front gates into the courtyard and observe any access restrictions on site.

"Factory tours and Decorating Studio activities will remain closed but will be running again as soon as possible."

At its peak, more than 25 firefighters tackled the blaze at the Emma Bridgewater Factory in Stoke-on-Trent. Credit: BPM Media

They added that customers who had booked to visit the factory were being contacted to reschedule their visit. There is also the option for a refund.