Robert Stephenson 1803-1859 Offices of Robert Stephenson & Co. ‘Locomotion No.1’ was designed and constructed in the world's first purpose-built locomotive factory on this street in 1825, ‘Rocket’ in 1829 and ‘Planet’ in 1830.

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