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John Lewis Heritage Centre

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Well worth a visit into the companies past. Informative staff who gave us a great insight into the... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2019
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
via mobile
Very Interesting

We walked here as a last minute decision one Saturday and were very glad we did. We were shown... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Cookham, United Kingdom
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Odney Lane, Cookham SL6 9SR, England
+44 1628 536113
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Reviewed June 23, 2019 via mobile

Well worth a visit into the companies past. Informative staff who gave us a great insight into the Passat. Worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

We walked here as a last minute decision one Saturday and were very glad we did. We were shown round the textiles area by a very informative lady. Who knew textiles could be so interesting! The other areas showing the history of John Lewis were...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

A short walk from the town and you end up surrounded by a well kept area that feels like the countryside. When i reached the centre the architecture of the building was really impressive, has a very modern feel for a building containing such old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Dan H
Reviewed February 22, 2018

The staff are so helpful, knowledgable and gonthat extra mile. The respective stories of the beginnings of Waitrose and John Lewis are fascinating. John Spedan Lewis was the kind of visionary we could do with now to run our country. He had an enormous social...More

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank Graham B
Reviewed February 15, 2018

Only a small centre but very interesting. Lots of history in a small space with some fascinating textiles shown through the ages

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Fision
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Very small would not travel especially to see it,but does have an amazing archive of designs they own from the start of John Lewis .

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Anne R
Reviewed October 9, 2017 via mobile

A small but interesting resource. Fantastic collection of patterns used by the firm over hundreds of years. Good explanation of the history of the company, it's key figures in it's development history - philosophy and corporate design. Additional bonus was small exhibition about Robin and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Janet T
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Aside from the very impressive collection of fabrics and the knowledgeable staff, the rest of the artefacts on show are in limited supply and don't really show the full history of John Lewis. However it's free to get in

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank SimoneP
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

The building the heritage centre is in is lovely and you can see the parts of the original tudor farm house inside the building. The heritage centre gives the interesting history of the John Lewis partnership including the visions of John Spedan Lewis. There is...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank CharlotteK453
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

Have visited the Heritage centre on more than one occasion and loved learning more about the history of the John Lewis Partnership and looking at all the samples. Have also had several days in the Heritage Centre with Sabemma Art and Craft Club doing craft...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Carol H
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November 5, 2018|
Response from kelp61 |
There is no charge. Limited opening hours 10:00 to 16:00 Saturdays or Thursdays for Partners or retired Partners
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August 17, 2016|
Response from Tim10000 | Reviewed this property |
Memory serves me correctly from about 10am to 5