From Flooded Foundations to Soaring Success: REM’s Resilient Journey

In August 1967, a devastating flood descended upon the North of England, leaving devastation in its wake. The river coursing through Barrowford breached its banks, submerging the entire main street flooding homes and businesses in its path. As the torrent surged along its course, it inevitably reached the doors of Salon Ltd. With the ground saturated from an extended period of rain, the stability of the land around our premises became increasingly precarious. On the 9th of August, Salon Ltd's factory fell victim to a catastrophic landslide, obliterating the workshop and numerous surrounding structures.